U.S. Net International Investment Position Year 2016

The U.S. net international investment position decreased to −$8,318.4 billion (revised) at the end of 2016 from −$7,493.5 billion (revised) at the end of 2015.

US International Net june 28

  • The net investment position decreased $824.9 billion or 11.0 percent in 2016 compared with a decrease of 7.4 percent in 2015.
  • U.S. assets increased $497.1 billion to $23,849.4 billion, reflecting a $716.3 billion increase in assets excluding financial derivatives that was partly offset by a $219.3 billion decrease in financial derivatives. The increase in assets excluding financial derivatives mostly reflected increases in direct investment and portfolio investment assets.
  • U.S. liabilities increased $1,322.0 billion to $32,167.8 billion, reflecting a $1,546.2 billion increase in liabilities excluding financial derivatives that was partly offset by a $224.3 billion decrease in financial derivatives. The increase in liabilities excluding financial derivatives reflected increases in direct investment and portfolio investment liabilities.

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