China Retains its Place as the Top Foreign US Treasury Holder – Adds $107.6 Billion in 2017

China adds another $19.5 billion of U.S. Treasury Securities in July. China added $44.3 billion in U.S. Treasuries in June and passed Japan as the world’s largest foreign holder of U.S. Treasuries. Total U.S. Treasuries held by China were at 1.166 trillion at the end of July, compared to Japan’s $1.113 trillion. Russia added $200 Read More →

Re-Dollarization Continues as China, Russia & Saudis Load Up On Treasuries

Russian U.S. Treasury Holdings up 41% since October 2016 (+$34 billion); at Highest Level since September 2014. Chinese US Treasury Holdings are up $53 billion since October 2016- The Last Month the People’s Bank of China Added Gold to Reserves. Japan, Brazil, Switzerland, UK, Saudi Arabia, India and France also boost holdings in 2017. Saudi Read More →