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In July, Russia continued to reduce investments in government securities of the United States. Their volume for the month declined from 10.85 billion to $ 8.5 billion, according to data from the U.S. Treasury.
Of the remaining amount, 6,239 billion in long-term securities, and 2,262 billion are short — term. Russia has started to reduce investment in US debt from April 2018 and now is not included in the top thirty major holders.
Leader in the list for the second consecutive month remains Japan, which has invested 1,131 trillion dollars. Per month volume increased by 7.9 billion. Next comes China of 1.11 trillion dollars, which is 2.2 billion less than in June. Third by a large margin is the UK 334,7 billion dollars.
The profitability of U.S. securities for a ten-year obligations at present is at a level of 1.77 percent per annum. This is a relatively low that kompensiruet reliability papers. Max Russian investments was in 2010, when volume reached $ 170 billion.
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