Russian investments in US Treasury bonds (US Treasuries) increased in January 2020 at $5.4% and reached $10,51 billion, follows from the report of the U.S. Treasury.
Of this amount, $6,702 billion occurred in short-term securities and $3,808 billion in long-term, reports RIA “Novosti”.
Thus, in January, Russia once again began to increase investment in US debt, while in December “dumping” of US Treasuries, although previously three months replenish their stock.
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 Lenta.ru.
Meanwhile, the largest holder of us debt in January — the eighth consecutive month — remained Japan, increasing the portfolio of US Treasuries by $56.8 billion to $1 trillion 211,7 billion.
Second place in this “rating” is China ($1 trillion 78.6 bn), and closes the three leaders of the United Kingdom with $372,7 bln, said “Finmarket”.
In General, the volume of investments of non-residents in US Treasuries rose in January by $161,7 billion to $6 trillion 857 billion.