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[IWS] BEA: U.S. Net International Investment Position: End of Second Quarter 2014 [25 September 2014]

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U.S. Net International Investment Position: End of Second Quarter 2014 [25 September 2014]

http://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/international/intinv/2014/intinv214.htm

or

http://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/international/intinv/2014/pdf/intinv214.pdf

[full-text, 4 pages]

or

http://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/international/intinv/2014/xls/intinv214.xls

[spreadsheet]

and

Highlights

http://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/international/intinv/2014/pdf/intinv214_fax.pdf

 

The U.S. net international investment position at the end of the second quarter of 2014 was -$5,445.1 billion (preliminary) as the value of U.S. liabilities exceeded the value of U.S. assets (chart 1, table 1). At the end of the first quarter of 2014, the net position was -$5,511.7 billion (revised). The $66.6 billion increase in the net position reflected a $913.2 billion increase in the value of U.S. assets and an $846.7 billion increase in the value of U.S. liabilities.

 

The U.S. net international investment position increased 1.2 percent in the second quarter, compared with a decrease of 2.4 percent in the first quarter and an average quarterly decrease of 7.4 percent from the first quarter of 2011 through the fourth quarter of 2013. The net position was equal to 2.7 percent of the value of all U.S. financial assets at the end of the second quarter, down from 2.8 percent at the end of the first quarter.1

 

AND MUCH MORE...including TABLES....

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