Mexico is Dumping U.S. Treasuries

Mexicans Cut U.S. Treasuries by More Than Half Since Donald Trump Announced His Candidacy For President in June 2015.

Mexicans Shed $19.9 billion in U.S. Treasuries Since Donald Trump Became the Republican Nominee for President in June 2016.

Mexicans have dumped another $8.2 billion in U.S. Treasuries Since November 2016.

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Mexican U.S. Treasury Holdings fall 55% from June 2015

In September 2016, we noted Mexico dumps US Treasuries as Trump Marches Closer to Presidency. At that, time we had foreign holdings of U.S. Treasury data through July 2016. That data showed that Mexico was not alone as foreigners, in general, were also trimming their U.S. Security holdings in early and mid 2016. (see charts below).

Mexican Holdings of US Treasuries January 2015 - May 2017

Chronology of a Trump Dump

Donald Trump announces on June 16, 2015, he is running for President -Mexican Treasury Holdings stand at $86.3 billion
Trump wins New Hampshire Republican Primary in February 2016 – Mexican Treasury Holdings fall to $72.2 billion.
Trump wins nomination Republican nomination for President in July 2016 – Mexican Treasury Holdings fall to $48.3 billion
Trump is President five months – Mexican Treasury Holdings fall to $38.9 billion in May 2017.

Since Trump’s Election in November 2016, overall foreign holdings of U.S. Treasuries have increased.

In July 2017, in “Re-dollarization Continues as China, Russia & Saudis Load Up on Treasuries” we noted a decided shift in foreign appetite for U.S. Treasuries as the aforementioned countries as well as Switzerland, Britain, Japan and BRICS nations Brazil and Indian also added to their U.S. Treasury holding since November 2016.

Russian Holdings of U.S. Treasury Securities

Russian holdings of US Tbonds Jan 2014 - May 2017

Russian holdings of U.S. Treasuries were up $34.1 billion from October 2016 -to May 2016 and are at their highest level since September 2014.

Chinese Holdings of U.S. Treasury Securities

Chinese holdings of US Treasuries January 2014 - May 2017

Chinese holdings of U.S. Treasury securities are up $52.9 billion from November 2016 to May 2017.

brazil swiss UK saudi and Indian treasury holdings november 2016 May 2017
UAE Kuwait Saudi arbia us treasury holdings

Saudi Arabia’s holdings of U.S. Treasury holdings have increased 39% since Trump’s election.

The increase in holdings of U.S. Treasuries by foreigners since November 2016 occurs against a backdrop of three Fed rate hikes and a falling dollar index.

US dollar index july 28 2017

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