57 Percent: Foreign Ownership Of US Treasuries

May 17, 2011 3:47 am

We always knew a lot of US Debt is held by foreign central banks – we had spotted some statistics on exactly how much US owes to China. Today we spotted this statistic:

“The dramatic growth in foreign ownership of U.S. Treasuries over the past two decades — which increased from 37 percent in 1997 to 57 percent in 2010”

Read more: http://curiouscapitalist.blogs.time.com/2011/05/16/14292/#ixzz1MZskJ5fr

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