The US announced the reduction of Russian investments in U.S. government bonds

The US announced the reduction of Russian investments in U.S. government bonds


The decrease in financial flow of more than $ 7 billion. Leaders among the holders of the securities of the U.S. government remained traditionally in China and Japan.

WASHINGTON, 16 Dec. Dmitry Zlatarev. Russia in October of 2015 has reduced by more than $ 7 billion the volume of its investments in U.S. government bonds, said on Tuesday the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

According to updated information, now this figure is 82 billion dollars, whereas in September it amounted to 89.1 billion. Thus, the decline occurred for the second consecutive time after seven months of growth. During this period, the Russian package of bonds increased from USD 69.6 billion to $ 89,9 billion.

In General the “table of ranks” among the major holders of the securities of the U.S. government, Russia is ranked 15th. She is quite a bit inferior to Germany ($81.6 billion), while Singapore (111,6 billion), on 14-th position, there is a large margin.

The leaders remained traditional — China and Japan. However, they have reduced their performance. Chinese the portfolio is now almost 1,255 trillion dollars, Japan is approximately 1,149 trillion.