Saturday, December 22, 2012

U.S. Treasury Holdings by Foreign Entity

Who owns U.S. Treasuries?  Below, Corrections depicts holdings of U.S. Treasuries by Foreign Entity (non-US), from the Treasury International Capital System (click to enlarge).
While Chinese holdings of U.S. Treasuries have leveled off, the holdings of other countries have more than picked up the slack.  This can also be seen by normalizing each period to 100% and seeing the proportion of foreign-owned U.S. Treasuries owned by each actor (click to enlarge).

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