Russian investments in U.S. government securities increase in June

Russian investments in U.S. government securities increase in June

Russia’s investments in U.S. government securities were almost flat in June compared with the previous month at $2.005 bln (up by $1 mln), according to the files released by the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

In February such investments were estimated at $3.753 bln, in March and April - at $2.003 bln, whereas in May - at $2.004 bln. Long-term bonds amounted to $4 mln in June ($1 mln higher than in May), whereas short-term bonds equaled $2.001 bln (flat).

Russia began to sharply reduce investments in the U.S. public debt in the spring of 2018. Particularly, in April 2018 they dropped from $96 bln to $48.7 bln, and in May - to $14.9 bln.

Japan remained the largest holder of U.S. government securities this June with roughly $1.2 trillion, followed by China ($967.8 bln), and the UK ($615.4 bln).

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