Value of Foreign Investments in the United States Increased and Value of U.S. Investments Abroad Decreased in First Quarter 2013

The U.S. net international investment position was -$4,277.1 billion (preliminary) at the end of the first quarter of 2013 compared with -$3,863.9 billion (revised) at the end of the fourth quarter of 2012, as the value of foreign investments in the United States exceeded the value of U.S. investments abroad.62513q 162513q 2
• The -$413.2 billion change in the net position reflected a $394.2 billion increase in the value of foreign-owned assets in the United States and a $19.0 billion decrease in the value of U.S.-owned assets abroad.
• U.S.-owned assets abroad were $21,618.6 billion at the end of the first quarter compared with $21,637.6 billion at the end of the fourth quarter.
• Foreign-owned assets in the United States were $25,895.7 billion at the end of the first quarter compared with $25,501.5 billion at the end of the fourth quarter.
For more on the U.S. net international investment position, read the full report.



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