24 November 2011

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US Debt Know Which Country Holds How Much US Debt Know How much India China own American Debt

US Debt Know Which Country Holds How Much US Debt Know How much India China own American Debt

First know how the USA Borrows loans?

American Government issues Security bonds, Treasury bonds and these bonds are purchased by other countries and institutions.

As of April this year, US Treasury bonds owned overseas accounted for $4.7tn of the national debt

US national debt is owned mostly in the US - and the $4tn foreign-owned debt is owned by other countries.




MAJOR FOREIGN HOLDERS OF TREASURY SECURITIES - (in billions of dollars)
HOLDINGS 1/ AT END OF PERIOD

China is the biggest owner of US Treasury bonds - over $1.14tn by September.

1. China mainland – 1148.3

2. Japan – 956.8

3. UK – 421.6

4. Brazil – 206.2

5. Taiwan – 149.3

6. Switzerland – 146.1

7. Hong Kong – 109.0

8. Russia – 94.6

9. Canada – 84.8

10. Singapore – 63.5

11. Germany – 58.9

12. Thailand – 55.0

13. France – 43.9

14. Turkey – 39.0

15. India - 36.5

Below you can see the complete list.

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Foreign Holdings of Treasure Securities US

Reality views by sm –

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Tags – USA Debt Who Owns American Debt How Much

Source –

http://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/data-chart-center/tic/Documents/mfh.txt

8 comments:

veerubhai November 24, 2011  

Good piece of information sm bhai .Thanks .

Usha November 24, 2011  

sm, 4.7tn is lot of money. There is no money with state local govt..no jobs..sharp budget problems..don't know when USA will get out of this vicious recession. Thanks for this post.

sm,  November 25, 2011  

Veerubhai,,thanks.
Usha,,thanks.

Renu November 25, 2011  

India is at bottom here too:) and china at the to:(

deeps November 25, 2011  

thats some solid info there

sm,  November 25, 2011  

Renu,,thanks.
Deeps,,thanks.

Kailash C Sharma November 25, 2011  

Nice thought provoking post...