Exception Tracking Spreadsheet (TicklerTrax™)
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December TIC data released
Treasury has released Treasury International Capital (TIC) data for December 2020. The next release, which will report on data for January 2021, is scheduled for March 15, 2021. The sum total in December of all net foreign acquisitions of long-term securities, short-term U.S. securities, and banking flows was a net TIC outflow of $0.6 billion. Of this, net foreign private inflows were $25.5 billion, and net foreign official outflows were $26.1 billion. Foreign residents increased their holdings of long-term U.S. securities in December; net purchases were $97.4 billion. Net purchases by private foreign investors were $86.0 billion, while net purchases by foreign official institutions were $11.4 billion.
U.S. residents decreased their holdings of long-term foreign securities, with net sales of $23.5 billion. Taking into account transactions in both foreign and U.S. securities, net foreign purchases of long-term securities were $121.0 billion. After including adjustments, such as estimates of unrecorded principal payments to foreigners on U.S. asset-backed securities, overall net foreign purchases of long-term securities are estimated to have been $76.2 billion in December. Foreign residents increased their holdings of U.S. Treasury bills by $3.2 billion. Foreign resident holdings of all dollar-denominated short-term U.S. securities and other custody liabilities increased by $4.0 billion. Banks’ own net dollar-denominated liabilities to foreign residents decreased by $80.7 billion.