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 Treasury International Capital Data for February


4/17/2006
  

FROM THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS

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Treasury International Capital (TIC) data for February are released today and posted on the U.S. Treasury web site ( www.treas.gov/tic).  The next release date, which will report on data for March, is scheduled for May 15, 2006.

Net foreign purchases of long-term securities were $86.9 billion.

  • Net foreign purchases of long-term domestic securities were $99.5 billion, $15.7 billion of which were net purchases by foreign official institutions and $83.8 billion of which were net purchases by private foreign investors.
  • U.S. residents purchased a net $12.6 billion in foreign issued securities.

 

Foreigners' Transactions in Long-Term Securities with U.S. Residents
(Billions of dollars, not seasonally adjusted)
                  12 Months Through          
          2004 2005       Feb-05        Feb-06            Nov-05        Dec-05        Jan-06        Feb-06     
         
1 Gross Purchases of Domestic Securities 15178.9 16914.7   15526.2 17173.2   1427.6 1202.7 1444.2 1457.1
2 Gross Sales of Domestic Securities 14262.4 15871.6   14588.5 16132.7   1322.7 1128.1 1362.5 1357.6
3 Domestic Securities Purchased, net (line 1 less line 2) /1 916.5 1043.1   937.7 1040.4   104.9 74.6 81.7 99.5
       
4 Private, net /2 680.9 932.0   721.6 924.5   99.3 63.9 59.4 83.8
5 Treasury Bonds & Notes, net 150.9 304.9   182.7 252.6   51.0 12.7 -3.8 10.8
6 Gov't Agency Bonds, net 205.7 191.9   197.1 210.1   8.6 8.9 19.4 28.7
7 Corporate Bonds, net 298.0 356.8   315.0 360.3   34.9 32.8 23.5 27.2
8 Equities, net 26.2 78.3   26.8 101.5   4.8 9.6 20.3 17.1
       
9 Official, net 235.6 111.1   216.1 115.9   5.6 10.7 22.3 15.7
10 Treasury Bonds & Notes, net 201.1 59.3   175.3 59.6   3.5 5.6 8.0 11.2
11 Gov't Agency Bonds, net 20.8 32.6   24.3 34.1   0.4 2.7 11.1 1.9
12 Corporate Bonds, net 11.5 18.4   14.2 20.7   1.7 2.4 2.3 3.3
13 Equities, net 2.2 0.8   2.3 1.5   0.1 0.0 0.9 -0.7
       
14 Gross Purchases of Foreign Securities 3123.1 3640.7   3095.9 3903.8   337.4 338.9 374.4 403.7
15 Gross Sales of Foreign Securities 3276.0 3794.5   3242.8 4061.3   353.8 359.7 387.0 416.3
16 Foreign Securities Purchased, net (line 14 less line 15) /3 -152.8 -153.8   -146.8 -157.5   -16.4 -20.8 -12.6 -12.6
       
17 Foreign Bonds Purchased, net -67.9 -27.1   -57.5 -28.3   0.8 -4.1 -2.3 -0.3
18 Foreign Equities Purchased, net -85.0 -126.7   -89.3 -129.2   -17.2 -16.7 -10.4 -12.4
       
19 Net Long-Term Flows (line 3 plus line 16) 763.6 889.2   790.9 882.9   88.5 53.8 69.1 86.9
                                 
/1   Net foreign purchases of U.S. securities (+)
/2   Includes International and Regional Organizations
/3 Net U.S. acquisitions of foreign securities (-)

 

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