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Statistics - U.S. International Portfolio Investment

  1. Monthly TIC Press Releases and Archives of data releases. See press release earliest at "Press Center".

  2. Securities data:
    1. Monthly Transactions in Long-term Securities between U.S. and foreign residents. (covers U.S. and foreign securities).

    2. Monthly Holdings of Securities (foreign holdings of U.S. securities, and U.S. holdings of foreign securities).
      Section A covers Major Foreign Holders of Treasuries; direct link to the MFH table.

    3. Annual reports on details of: foreign holdings of U.S. securities; and U.S. holdings of foreign securities.(cover long-term and short-term securities).

  3. U.S. Banking Data (reported by banks and all other financial firms) - monthly Liabilities to, and Claims on, foreign-residents.

  4. U.S. Derivatives Contracts - quarterly Holdings and Net Cash Settlements with foreign-residents.

  5. U.S. Nonfinancial Data (previously nonbanking) - quarterly Liabilities to, and Claims on, unaffiliated foreign-residents.

  6. Quarterly data on U.S. Gross External Debt.

TIC Forms & Instructions


Related External information

  1. EXTERNAL websites with data on U.S. BOP, IIP, and Financial Accounts
    • BEA reports the official U.S. Balance of Payments and U.S. International Investment Position (quarterly).
      The Survey of Current Business publishes detailed articles on these and other BEA statistics.
    • Federal Reserve reports (on its Economic Research and Data page) quarterly Financial Accounts of the United States.-Z.1 (formerly called the Flow of Funds Accounts of the U.S.).
    • Treasury Bulletin: archives of quarterly TIC data in its "Capital Movements" tables (before the March 2014 issue).
  2. Articles on TIC.



  1. NEW (4-15-2016). The final Report on Foreign Portfolio Holdings of U.S. Securities at End-June 2015 will be available on May 31, 2016. This is a one month delay from the original scheduled date of April 30.

  2. (2-29-2016). The preliminary data from the annual survey on Foreign Portfolio Holdings of U.S. Securities at End-June 2015, along with the Press Release, are available on the securities(c) webpage.

  3. (1-29-2016). The final Report on U.S. Portfolio Holdings of Foreign Securities at End-year 2014 is available, along with the press release dated January 29, 2016, on part B of the securities (c) webpage.

  4. (4-15-2015) Starting with the April 15, 2015 release of monthly TIC data, the tables have been adjusted to cover a larger number of countries for data beginning in January 2015. The lists vary by data category; see the country list for each category, such as “Monthly Transactions in Long-term Securities”.

  5. (8-22-2014). Beginning September 16, 2014, the monthly Treasury International Capital (TIC) data release will occur at 4:00 PM Eastern time, aligning the monthly release with other TIC data releases. The scheduled release dates are unchanged.

  6. (8-15-2013). Starting with the 8-15-2013 release, the "Major Foreign Holders of Treasury Securities" (MFH table) uses data from TIC Form SLT, "Aggregate Holdings of Long-Term Securities by U.S. and Foreign Residents," for all months, including preliminary SLT data for the most recent month. Previous MFH tables have used transactions data from the TIC S Form added to the prior month’s SLT data to estimate holdings for the most recent month. This release completes the transition, which began with the release of February 29, 2012, to using monthly SLT data for Treasury bonds and notes instead of using estimates based on the annual surveys of "Foreign Portfolio Holdings of U.S. Securities" plus monthly transactions data.


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Last Updated: 4/20/2016 4:43 PM