USA: Record capital flight
Monday, 16 March 2009
Net capital outflow in January almost minus 150 billion U.S. dollars. Foreigners pull their capital from the U.S. like never before. U.S. Treasury Secretary: Burglary in demand for long-term U.S. bonds in January.
Foreign investors have in January so much capital from the U.S. like never deducted. Net registered the largest economy in the world a record outflow of 148.9 billion U.S. dollars as the U.S. Treasury announced on Monday.
In December, there had been an affluent of 86.2 billion U.S. dollars given.
In the long-term investments in January showed a loss of 43 billion U.S. dollars. In December, there were 34.7 billion U.S. dollars plus.
The capital data are regarded as an indicator for the interest of foreign investors in U.S. securities. The U.S. needs to finance its massive trade deficit, foreign capital. Experts fear that in future fewer and fewer international investors are willing, in the U.S. to invest.
The net international demand for long-term U.S. securities in January was collapsed, so the U.S. Treasury.
As the Treasury announced on Monday, foreign investors sold securities with maturities of more than one year for 60.9 billion USD net. In the last month there were papers on net 24.3 billion USD has been in demand.
On the weekend, U.S. President advertised for investment in the United States. The White House gave the Currency found that investments in the U.S. safely and profitably be.
Foreign investors from China and other countries, according to U.S. President Barack Obama "absolute confidence" in the reliability of their investments in the United States.
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