Largest Foreign Holders of US Debt



The most recent foreign debt ownership numbers available from the Treasury Department:

CountryHoldingsMonth Over MonthChange YoY

China, Mainland$1254.8 Billion-0.25%+0.17%
Japan$1149.2 Billion-2.37%-5.99%
Carib Bkg Ctrs$322.0 Billion-0.16%+22.02%
Oil Exporters$291.4 Billion+0.03%+3.41%
Brazil$255.0 Billion+1.35%-2.56%
Ireland$232.9 Billion+4.67%+23.55%
Switzerland$225.6 Billion-0.88%+22.41%
United Kingdom$210.6 Billion-1.59%+22.94%
Hong Kong$197.0 Billion-0.81%+22.36%
Luxembourg$188.2 Billion-1.47%+15.82%
All Other$186.3 Billion-1.27%-0.32%
Taiwan$178.1 Billion0%+3.01%
Belgium$138.3 Billion+1.84%-60.27%
India$116.6 Billion+2.73%+50.45%
Singapore$111.6 Billion-9.19%+3.33%
Russia$82.0 Billion-7.97%-24.7%
Germany$81.6 Billion-2.16%+12.55%
Mexico$72.5 Billion-7.88%-7.64%
Norway$70.1 Billion+0.43%-9.2%
Korea$69.1 Billion-0.43%+20.59%
Canada$66.8 Billion-3.47%+6.88%
Turkey$61.9 Billion-10.16%-18.23%
France$51.6 Billion+3.61%-13.57%
Netherlands$44.6 Billion+12.06%+22.87%
Philippines$41.7 Billion-0.48%+5.04%
Sweden$40.2 Billion0%+3.34%
Colombia$36.0 Billion-2.17%+2.27%
Italy$34.6 Billion+2.06%+13.07%
Thailand$34.5 Billion+8.15%-5.22%
Spain$33.8 Billion-2.03%+60.19%
Poland$30.2 Billion+6.34%+7.86%
Chile$27.7 Billion-0.36%+12.15%
Australia$27.6 Billion-11.82%-17.37%
Kazakhstan$23.8 Billion-6.3%-32.77%
Denmark$18.4 Billion0%+12.88%
Israel$16.2 Billion-6.9%-39.33%
Vietnam$12.6 Billion0%-5.26%
Peru$11.2 Billion-0.88%+7.69%


Notes:

United Kingdom Includes Channel Islands and Isle of Man.

Oil exporters include Ecuador, Venezuela, Indonesia, Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Algeria, Gabon, Libya, and Nigeria.

Caribbean Banking Centers include Bahamas, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Netherlands Antilles and Panama.


China Holdings of US Debt - Interactive Chart


Source: Treasury.gov - Major Foreign Holders of Treasury Securities