The U.S. Treasury: the Russian Federation in September has reduced investments in US government bonds 1%

The U.S. Treasury: the Russian Federation in September has reduced investments in US government bonds 1%


From April to August, Russia increased investments in US Treasuries. But in September 2015, the basic holders US Treasuries were China and Japan.

MOSCOW, 18 Nov. Russia in September 2015 reduced their investments in us government bonds (US Treasuries) 0.8 billion, or 1% compared to August to 89.1 billion dollars, follows from the monthly report of the Ministry of Finance of the USA.

In the period from April to August, Russia increased investments in US Treasuries — c to 66.5 billion to $ 89,9 billion. A year earlier, in September 2014, the volume of investments of Russia in American government bonds amounted to 117.7 billion dollars.

In September 2015 the basic holders US Treasuries were China (1,258 trillion) and Japan (1,177 trillion dollars).

Russia has become one of the leading holders of U.S. bonds in 2008, when sharply increased investments in Treasury securities — to $ 116,4 billion from 32.6 billion.

Us government bonds (US Treasuries) are the main instrument of financing the public debt of the United States. The cost of US Treasuries in the course of the auctions depends on the level of profitability, which, in turn, is determined by forecasts of investors concerning the further development of the economy of the country and the world in General.