FROM THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS
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Treasury International Capital (TIC) data for May 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 June, is scheduled for August 15, 2007.
Net foreign purchases of long-term securities were $126.1 billion.
- Net foreign purchases of long-term U.S. securities were $163.5 billion. Of this, net purchases by foreign official institutions were $11.5 billion, and net purchases by private foreign investors were $152.0 billion.
- U.S. residents purchased a net $37.3 billion of long-term foreign securities.
Net foreign acquisition of long-term securities, taking into account adjustments, is estimated to have been $112.6 billion.
Foreign holdings of dollar-denominated short-term U.S. securities, including Treasury bills, and other custody liabilities increased $1.2 billion. Foreign holdings of Treasury bills decreased $4.5 billion.
Banks’ own net dollar-denominated liabilities to foreign residents decreased $7.9 billion.
Monthly net TIC flows were $105.9 billion. Of this, net foreign private flows were $108.8 billion, and net foreign official flows were a negative $2.8 billion.