Research >> Economics
Treasury International Capital Data for February 2011
The U.S. Department of the Treasury today released Treasury International Capital (TIC) data for February 2011. Net foreign purchases of long-term securities were $26.9 billion.
Net foreign purchases of long-term U.S. securities were $32.4 billion. Of this, net purchases by private foreign investors were $12.2 billion, and net purchases by foreign official institutions were $20.2 billion. U.S. residents purchased a net $5.5 billion of long-term foreign securities. Net foreign acquisition of long-term securities, taking into account adjustments, is estimated to have been $16.2 billion.
Foreign holdings of dollar-denominated short-term U.S. securities, including U.S. Treasury bills and other custody liabilities, decreased $1.8 billion. Foreign holdings of U.S. Treasury bills decreased $9.3 billion.
Banks’ own net dollar-denominated liabilities to foreign residents increased $83.3 billion. Monthly net TIC flows were $97.7 billion. Of this, net foreign private flows were $92.6 billion, and net foreign official flows were $5.1 billion.
Posted: April 15, 2011 Friday 09:00 AM