The US Department of the Treasury today released Treasury International Capital (TIC) data for July 2017. The next release, which will report on data for August 2017, is scheduled for October 17, 2017.
The sum total in July of all net foreign acquisitions of long-term securities, short-term U.S. securities, and banking flows was a monthly net TIC outflow of $7.3 billion. Of this, net foreign private inflows were $6.0 billion, and net foreign official outflows were $13.3 billion.
Foreign residents increased their holdings of long-term U.S. securities in July; net purchases were $5.1 billion. Net purchases by private foreign investors were $21.0 billion, while net sales by foreign official institutions were $16.0 billion.
U.S. residents increased their holdings of long-term foreign securities, with net purchases of $3.8 billion.