MAJOR FOREIGN HOLDERS OF TREASURY SECURITIES (in billions of dollars) HOLDINGS 1/ AT END OF PERIOD Feb Country 2015 ------ Japan 1224.4 China, Mainland 1223.7 Carib Bkg Ctrs 4/ 350.6 Belgium 345.3 Oil Exporters 3/ 296.8 Brazil 259.9 Switzerland 201.7 United Kingdom 2/ 192.3 Luxembourg 179.2 Hong Kong 175.4 Taiwan 165.9 Ireland 138.0 Singapore 109.7 India 101.7 Mexico 82.2 Turkey 79.5 Norway 73.2 Canada 70.9 France 70.2 Russia 69.6 Germany 68.6 Korea 63.8 Philippines 39.8 Sweden 38.7 Netherlands 36.6 Colombia 36.0 Australia 34.8 Thailand 34.0 Kazakhstan 32.0 Italy 31.7 Spain 29.4 Poland 29.3 Chile 25.7 Israel 23.5 Denmark 16.6 Vietnam 13.9 Peru 10.8 All Other 187.3 Grand Total 6162.8 Of which: For. Official 4086.2 Treasury Bills 351.4 T-Bonds & Notes 3734.8 Department of the Treasury/Federal Reserve Board April 15, 2015
|*||Includes holdings of Treasury bonds and notes as reported on TIC Form SLT, "Aggregate Holdings of Long-Term Securities by U.S. and Foreign Residents"|
|1/||The data in this table are collected primarily from U.S.-based custodians and broker-dealers. Since U.S. securities held in overseas custody accounts may not be attributed to the actual owners, the data may not provide a precise accounting of individual country ownership of Treasury securities (see TIC FAQ #7 at: http://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/data-chart-center/tic/Pages/ticfaq1.aspx). Estimated foreign holdings of U.S. Treasury marketable and non-marketable bills, bonds, and notes reported under the Treasury International Capital (TIC) reporting system are based on annual Surveys of Foreign Holdings of U.S. Securities and on monthly data.|
|2/||United Kingdom includes Channel Islands and Isle of Man.|
|3/||Oil exporters include Ecuador, Venezuela, Indonesia, Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Algeria, Gabon, Libya, and Nigeria.|
|4/|| Caribbean Banking Centers include Bonaire, St. Eustatius, and Saba; Bahamas; Bermuda; Cayman Islands; Curacao; Sint Maarten; and
Beginning with new series for June 2006, also includes British Virgin Islands.