FROM THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS
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Washington, D.C.–Treasury International Capital (TIC) data for October are released today and posted on the U.S. Treasury web site ( www.treas.gov/tic). The next release, which will report on data for November, is scheduled for January 17, 2007.
Net foreign purchases of long-term securities were $82.3 billion.
- Net foreign purchases of long-term U.S. securities were $102.0 billion. Of this, net purchases by foreign official institutions were $25.3 billion, and net purchases by private foreign investors were $76.7 billion.
- U.S. residents purchased a net $19.7 billion in long-term foreign securities.
Net foreign acquisition of long-term securities is estimated to have been $73.5 billion.
Foreign holdings of dollar-denominated short-term U.S. securities, including Treasury bills, and other custody liabilities increased $3.1 billion. Foreign holdings of Treasury bills increased $4.2 billion.
Banks’ own net dollar-denominated liabilities to foreign residents decreased $14.4 billion.
Monthly net TIC flows were $62.2 billion. Of this, net foreign private flows were positive $69.1 billion, and net foreign official flows were negative $6.9 billion.