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Treasury International Capital (TIC) Data for April With Congress To Relieve Liberia's Debt Burden

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Treasury International Capital (TIC) data for April are released today and posted on the U.S. Treasury web site (  The next release, which will report on data for May, is scheduled for July 17, 2007. 

Net foreign purchases of long-term securities were $84.1 billion.

  • Net foreign purchases of long-term U.S. securities were $97.4 billion.  Of this, net purchases by foreign official institutions were $25.3 billion, and net purchases by private foreign investors were $72.1 billion.
  • U.S. residents purchased a net $13.3 billion of long-term foreign securities.

Net foreign acquisition of long-term securities, taking into account adjustments, is estimated to have been $76.5 billion.

Foreign holdings of dollar-denominated short-term U.S. securities, including Treasury bills, and other custody liabilities decreased $25.9 billion.  Foreign holdings of Treasury bills decreased $28.6 billion.

Banks' own net dollar-denominated liabilities to foreign residents increased $61.2 billion.

Monthly net TIC flows were $111.8 billion.  Of this, net foreign private flows were $93.6 billion, and net foreign official flows were $18.2 billion.