Overseas investors bought USD 70.5 billion of US assets, including short-dated instruments, in August 2019, after buying a downwardly revised USD 43.3 billion in July while markets expected a purchase of USD 66.6 billion. Foreign investors sold USD 41.1 billion of long-term US securities, including government and corporate, after buying USD 83.8 billion in the previous month. Foreign investors sold USD 30.5 billion of US treasuries, after buying USD 11 billion. Capital Flows in the United States averaged 22289.72 USD Million from 1978 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 272938 USD Million in October of 2008 and a record low of -194622 USD Million in September of 2015.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-07-16 08:00 PM Overall Net Capital Flows May $32.9B $-9B $13.1B
2019-08-15 08:00 PM Overall Net Capital Flows Jun $1.7B $37.6B $-26.1B
2019-09-17 08:00 PM Overall Net Capital Flows Jul $43.8B $21B $9B
2019-10-16 08:00 PM Overall Net Capital Flows Aug $70.5B $43.3B $66.6B
2019-11-18 09:00 PM Overall Net Capital Flows Sep $70.5B
2019-12-16 09:00 PM Overall Net Capital Flows Oct


United States Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -54896.00 -54035.00 1946.00 -67823.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -128188.00 -136194.00 9957.00 -215769.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.40 -2.30 0.20 -6.00 percent [+]
Imports 262763.00 261446.00 266816.00 577.00 USD Million [+]
Exports 207866.00 207412.00 213341.00 772.00 USD Million [+]
External Debt 20263768.00 20006050.00 20263768.00 6570168.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 106.25 105.85 168.28 91.82 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 70549.00 43300.00 272938.00 -194622.00 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 51113.00 52378.00 55831.00 -9988.00 USD Million [+]
Net Long Term Tic Flows 84256.00 100593.00 157830.00 -72882.00 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 8133.46 8133.50 8149.05 8133.46 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 11806.00 12082.00 12162.00 3971.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Tourism Revenues 21073.00 21146.00 21793.00 6496.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 6343310.00 6650669.00 8364941.00 2094287.00 [+]
Terrorism Index 6.07 5.43 7.39 3.70 [+]
Weapons Sales 10508.00 12485.00 15725.00 1742.00 USD Million [+]
Goods Trade Balance -73055.00 -72382.00 1492.20 -79790.00 USD Million [+]


United States Net Treasury International Capital Flows

Net Treasury International Capital Flows includes all net foreign acquisitions of long-term securities, short-term U.S. securities, and banking flows. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Net Treasury International Capital Flows - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Net Treasury International Capital Flows - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
70549.00 43300.00 272938.00 -194622.00 1978 - 2019 USD Million Monthly
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Argentina -3324.77 Jun/19
Australia -4163.00 Jun/19
Brazil -4084.10 Aug/19
Canada 0.00 Jun/19
China 213.65 Jun/19
Euro Area 25.01 Aug/19
France -4787.00 Aug/19
Germany 1322.47 Aug/19
India -823.59 Jun/19
Italy 11055.60 Aug/19
Japan 15281.00 Aug/19
Mexico -2.20 Jun/19
Netherlands 13345.80 Jun/19
Russia 13833.73 Jun/19
Saudi Arabia 12301.00 Jun/19
Singapore 53513.20 Jun/19
South Korea 4820.20 Aug/19
Spain 627.00 Jul/19
Switzerland 5849.35 Jun/19
Turkey -1804.00 Aug/19
United Kingdom 20873.00 Jun/19
United States 70549.00 Aug/19


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