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Washington, DC - Treasury International Capital (TIC) data for February 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 March, is scheduled for May 15, 2007.
Net foreign purchases of long-term securities were $58.1 billion.
- Net foreign purchases of long-term U.S. securities were $77.9 billion. Of this, net purchases by foreign official institutions were $12.6 billion, and net purchases by private foreign investors were $65.3 billion.
- U.S. residents purchased a net $19.8 billion in long-term foreign securities.
Net foreign acquisition of long-term securities, taking into account adjustments, is estimated to have been $43.2 billion.
Foreign holdings of dollar-denominated short-term U.S. securities, including Treasury bills, and other custody liabilities increased $20.8 billion. Foreign holdings of Treasury bills increased $5.3 billion.
Banks’ own net dollar-denominated liabilities to foreign residents increased $30.4 billion.
Monthly net TIC flows were $94.5 billion. Of this, net foreign private flows were $61.6 billion and net foreign official flows were $32.9 billion.