Wednesday, April 15, 2009


Dan Norcini and Jim Sinclair will have appropriate comments on the report at JSMINESET.COM either tonight or tomorrow Treasury International Capital (TIC) Data for February To view or print the PDF content on this page, download the free Adobe® Acrobat® Reader®. April 15, 2009 tg-89 Treasury International Capital (TIC) Data for February Washington --The U.S. Department of the Treasury today released Treasury International Capital (TIC) data for February 2009. The next release, which will report on data for March 2009, is scheduled for May 15, 2009. Net foreign purchases of long-term securities were $22.0 billion. Net foreign purchases of long-term U.S. securities were $20.8 billion. Of this, net purchases by private foreign investors were $25.9 billion, and net purchases by foreign official institutions were negative $5.1 billion. U.S. residents sold a net $1.2 billion of long-term foreign securities. Net foreign acquisition of long-term securities, taking into account adjustments, is estimated to have been $5.0 billion. Foreign holdings of dollar-denominated short-term U.S. securities, including Treasury bills, and other custody liabilities increased $43.1 billion. Foreign holdings of Treasury bills increased $68.3 billion. Banks' own net dollar-denominated liabilities to foreign residents decreased $145.1 billion. Monthly net TIC flows were negative $97.0 billion. Of this, net foreign private flows were negative $106.3 billion, and net foreign official flows were positive $9.3 billion Complete data are available on the Treasury website at

No comments: