The U.S. Treasury International Capital (TIC) report for the month of April showed a net $66 billion entering the U.S on private inflows of $73 billion and official outflows of $7 billion.
Foreigners net sold $11 billion worth of long-term securities, net purchased $26 billion of short-term securities, and banks’ $USD liabilities increased by $51 billion.
Over the past 12 months, a total of $63 billion in capital has left the U.S., on private inflows of $203 billion and official outflows of $266 billion.
Foreigners have net purchased $24 billion worth of long-term securities, net purchased $57 billion of short-term securities, and banks’ $USD liabilities decreased by $144 billion.
Of the foreign net purchase of long-term securities, a $285 billion inflow was due to long-term securities transactions and a $261 billion outflows was due to other foreign acquisitions.
Of the net $285 billion inflow from long-term securities transactions, a net $120 billion came from net foreign buying of U.S. securities and the remaining $165 billion was due to foreign buying of foreign securities.
The foreign buying of foreign securities was driven by net inflows of $251 billion from bonds and net outflows of $85 billion from equities.
The foreign buying of U.S. securities was due to net inflows of $352 billion from the private sector and net outflows of $233 billion from foreign governments. Combined, U.S. Treasury securities have seen net outflows of $257 billion, U.S. Government Agency Bonds have seen net inflows of $212 billion, Corporate Bonds have seen net inflows of $106 billion, and Equities have seen net inflows of $59 billion.
The separation of U.S. long-term securities categories by private and official sector are shown below.