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Russia has again increased its investments in US debt

Россия снова нарастила вложения в госдолг США

Russian investments in US Treasury bonds (US Treasuries) increased in September 2019, for $775 million and reached $10,075 billion, follows from the report of the U.S. Treasury.

Of this amount, $7,0099 billion occurred in short-term securities and $3,066 billion in long-term, reports RIA “Novosti”.

Thus, in September Russia for the second consecutive month increased its investment in US debt. Before RF bought US Treasuries in February of this year. Also in the spring of 2018 Russia dramatically reduced investments in U.S. Treasury securities. So, in April of last year, they fell from $96 billion to $48.7 billion in may to $14.9 billion, notes TASS.

Max Russian investment in US bonds was in 2010, when volume reached $170 billion, reminds

Meanwhile, the largest holder of American debt in September — the fourth consecutive month — remained Japan, although it has reduced its portfolio of US Treasuries by $28.9 billion to $1 trillion 145,8 billion.

Second place in this “rating” is China ($1 trillion 102,4 billion), and closes the three leaders of Britain with $346,2 billion, said “Finmarket”.

In General, the volume of investments of non-residents in US Treasuries declined in September to us $84.3 million to $6 trillion of 776.8 billion.

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