U.S. SECURITIES INFLOW $33.8 BLN
U.S. DT - The U.S. Department of the Treasury today released Treasury International Capital (TIC) data for November 2017. The next release, which will report on data for December 2017, is scheduled for February 15, 2018.
The sum total in November of all net foreign acquisitions of long-term securities, short-term U.S. securities, and banking flows was a monthly net TIC inflow of $33.8 billion. Of this, net foreign private inflows were $49.7 billion, and net foreign official outflows were $15.9 billion.
Foreign residents increased their holdings of long-term U.S. securities in November; net purchases were $34.8 billion. Net purchases by private foreign investors were $33.8 billion, while net purchases by foreign official institutions were $1.0 billion.
U.S. residents decreased their holdings of long-term foreign securities, with net sales of $22.7 billion.
Taking into account transactions in both foreign and U.S. securities, net foreign purchases of long-term securities were $57.5 billion. After including adjustments, such as estimates of unrecorded principal payments to foreigners on U.S. asset-backed securities, overall net foreign purchases of long-term securities are estimated to have been $41.4 billion in November.
Foreign residents increased their holdings of U.S. Treasury bills by $1.4 billion. Foreign resident holdings of all dollar-denominated short-term U.S. securities and other custody liabilities increased by $4.6 billion.
Banks' own net dollar-denominated liabilities to foreign residents decreased by $12.2 billion.
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