Mercatus Center - Foreign Ownership of U.S. Debt Continues to Grow

Using data from the Department of Treasury’s Financial Statement of the United States, Veronique de Rugy's latest chart shows that foreign debt holdings have grown to be greater than domestic debt holdings.

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The author of this chart, Veronique de Rugy, is a senior research fellow at The Mercatus Center at George Mason University. If you’d like to speak to Veronique or get further information from her, please feel free to contact me.

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Diana Hewitt
Mercatus Center at George Mason University