• China and then Japan are the largest holders of U.S debt with $1.264T and $1.145T respectively.
  • Brazil, Ireland and Switzerland make the top 5 all holding more than $200B in U.S. Treasuries.
  • The exception to the Top 5 included in the chart below is the group called ” Oil Exporters “, which is made up of 12 other countries all from the Middle East or Africa. This includes Saudi Arabia, which has the largest share within this sub-group.

Top 5 Countries Holding the Most U.S. Treasuries


Source: Bloomberg