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Washington, DC - Treasury International Capital (TIC) data for January 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 February, is scheduled for April 16, 2007.
Net foreign purchases of long-term securities were $97.4 billion.
- Net foreign purchases of long-term U.S. securities were $115.0 billion. Of this, net purchases by foreign official institutions were $12.3 billion, and net purchases by private foreign investors were $102.7 billion.
- U.S. residents purchased a net $17.6 billion in long-term foreign securities.
Net foreign acquisition of long-term securities, taking into account adjustments, is estimated to have been $84.0 billion.
Foreign holdings of dollar-denominated short-term U.S. securities, including Treasury bills, and other custody liabilities increased $23.4 billion. Foreign holdings of Treasury bills increased $1.2 billion.
Banks’ own net dollar-denominated liabilities to foreign residents decreased $32.8 billion.
Monthly net TIC flows were $74.6 billion. Of this, net foreign private flows were $47.4 billion and net foreign official flows were $27.2 billion.