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Treasury publishes foreign portfolio holdings of U.S. securities as of June 30, 2021

Written on May 6, 2022

The final results from the annual survey of foreign portfolio holdings of U.S. securities at the end of June 2021 are available on the Treasury website

The survey was undertaken jointly by Treasury, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. The next survey will cover holdings at the end of June 2022; preliminary data are expected to be released by Feb. 28, 2023. 

Complementary surveys measuring U.S. holdings of foreign securities are also carried out annually. Data from the most recent survey, reporting on securities held at year-end 2021, are currently being processed. Preliminary results are expected to be reported by Aug. 31, 2022. 

The survey measured the value of foreign portfolio holdings of U.S. securities as of June 30, 2021, to be $27,190 billion, with $13,705 billion held in U.S. equities, $12,409 billion in U.S. long-term debt securities (of which $1,562 billion are holdings of asset-backed securities (ABS) and $10,847 billion are holdings of non-ABS securities), and $1,077 billion held in U.S. short-term debt securities. The previous survey, conducted as of June 30, 2020, measured the value of total foreign holdings of U.S. securities at $21,954 billion, with holdings of $9,168 billion in U.S. equities, $11,559 billion in U.S. long-term debt securities, and $1,228 billion in U.S. short-term debt securities.