According to updated data from the US Treasury Department, in January this amount was $ 96,9 billion, in February - $ 93,8 billion.
For the whole of last year, Russia made the largest investments in May - $ 108,7 billion.
According to the ministry, at present the Russian Federation is on the 16 place among the countries-holders of US government bonds. China ranks first with a trillion dollar 1,178. On the second line, Japan was fixed with the sum of the investment of 1,060 trillion dollars. Third place belongs to Ireland, whose investments amounted to 314 billion dollars.
In February of this year, the total amount of foreign investments in US government bonds amounted to $ 6,292 trillion. Last year, the same figure was $ 6,013.