Major Foreign Holders of U.S. Treasury Securities, 2000-2010
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U.S. Treasury Securities holdings by China, Japan, the United Kingdom, oil exporting countries (Ecuador, Venezuela, Indonesia, Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Algeria, Gabon, Libya, and Nigeria), and all other foreign holders of US debt. As a percentage of total foreign-held US debt.
Estimated foreign holdings of U.S. Treasury marketable and non-marketable bills, bonds, and notes reported under the Treasury International Capital (TIC) reporting system are based on annual Surveys of Foreign Holdings of U.S. Securities and on monthly data. From the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Federal Reserve Board. Annual 2000 to 2010.
Updated July 19, 2011