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830. Foreign Purchases and Sales of U.S. Securities, by Type of Security and Selected Country

[In billions of dollars (15.8 represents $15,800,000,000). Covers transactions in all types of long-term domestic securities by foreigners as reported by banks, brokers, and other entities in the United States (except nonmarketable U.S. Treasury notes, foreign series; and nonmarketable U.S. Treasury bonds and notes, foreign currency series). Data cover new issues of securities, transactions in outstanding issues, and redemptions of securities. Includes transactions executed in the United States for the account of foreigners, and transactions executed abroad for the account of reporting institutions and their domestic customers. Data by country show the country of domicile of the foreign buyers and sellers of the securities; in the case of outstanding issues, this may differ from the country of the original issuer. The term "foreigner" covers all institutions and individuals domiciled outside the United States, including U.S. citizens domiciled abroad, and the foreign branches, subsidiaries and other affiliates abroad of U.S. banks and businesses; the central governments, central banks, and other official institutions of foreign countries; and international and regional organizations. "Foreigner" also includes persons in the United States to the extent that they are known by reporting institutions to be acting on behalf of foreigners. Minus sign (-) indicates net sales by foreigners or a net outflow of capital from the United States]

 
NET PURCHASES TOTAL TRANSACTIONS 4
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YEAR U.S. U.S.
AND Total Treasury Govt. Corporate Corporate Total Treasury Govt. Corporate Corporate
COUNTRY bonds corpora- bonds 3 stocks bonds corpora- bonds 3 stocks
and tions 2 and tions 2
notes1 bonds notes1 bonds
 
1980 15.8 4.9 2.6 2.9 5.4 198 97 17 9 75
1983 11.7 5.4 (-Z) 0.9 5.4 435 254 28 19 134
1984 31.4 21.5 1.2 11.7 -3.0 640 451 33 33 123
1985 78.3 29.2 4.3 39.8 4.9 1,256 968 46 84 159
1986 88.8 19.4 7.0 43.7 18.7 2,623 2,149 67 129 278
1987 69.4 25.6 5.0 22.5 16.3 3,315 2,649 81 104 482
1988 74.8 48.8 6.7 21.2 -2.0 3,581 3,072 56 89 364
1989 96.5 54.2 15.1 17.3 9.9 4,767 4,140 88 121 418
1990 18.7 17.9 6.3 9.7 -15.1 4,204 3,620 104 117 362
1991 58.1 19.9 10.2 16.9 11.1 4,706 4,016 124 155 411
1992 73.2 39.3 18.3 20.8 -5.1 5,282 4,444 204 187 448
1993 111.1 23.6 35.4 30.6 21.6 6,314 5,195 263 239 618
1994 140.4 78.8 21.7 38.0 1.9 6,562 5,343 297 222 699
1995 231.9 134.1 28.7 57.9 11.2 7,243 5,828 222 278 915
1996 370.2 232.2 41.7 83.7 12.5 8,965 7,134 241 422 1,169
1997 388.0 184.2 49.9 84.4 69.6 12,759 9,546 469 617 2,126
1998 277.8 49.0 56.8 121.9 50.0 14,989 10,259 992 641 3,097
 
  1999, total 5 351.7 -10.0 94.2 159.9 107.5 12,618 8,586 882 577 2,574
United Kingdom   128.4 -20.2 14.0 91.7 42.9 5,442 4,083 174 317 867
British West Indies 20.9 -7.0 10.5 9.1 8.2 1,732 411 283 49 989
Bermuda 30.9 4.0 13.2 15.2 -1.5 1,223 399 73 48 704
Japan   43.4 20.1 11.6 5.9 5.7 867 587 77 17 186
France 2.4 -3.3 0.3 1.6 3.8 789 465 3 7 314
Canada   13.1 7.3 2.4 3.6 -0.3 670 469 10 21 169
Netherlands Antilles -11.9 -9.5 0.4 0.8 -3.5 564 259 13 11 282
Ireland 3.0 -3.0 0.8 3.0 2.1 315 237 19 10 50
Switzerland 8.4 -1.8 0.7 3.9 5.7 301 73 10 8 210
Germany 23.4 2.3 2.9 4.8 13.4 271 131 8 11 121
Singapore -8.3 -12.5 1.5 3.6 -0.9 227 167 13 8 39
Italy 11.7 2.8 0.5 0.5 8.0 220 128 5 2 85
Bahamas 3.1 0.6 1.5 1.0 0.0 204 85 36 14 69
Netherlands 12.7 2.1 2.4 0.1 8.1 192 92 14 3 83
Belgium-Luxembourg 12.8 -0.1 1.4 4.4 7.1 164 53 11 17 84
Hong Kong 6.7 0.9 5.3 0.6 -0.2 149 91 28 2 27



1 Marketable bonds and notes.
2 Includes federally-sponsored agencies.
3 Includes transactions in directly placed issues abroad by U.S. corporations and issues of states and municipalities.
4 Total purchases plus total sales.
5 Includes other countries, not shown separately.

Source: U.S. Dept. of Treasury, Treasury Bulletin, quarterly.

http://www.fms.treas.gov/index.html



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/830_foreign_purchases_and_sales_of_u.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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