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US Treasury: Iraq raised its holdings of US bonds to $21.2 billion last June Monday 23 August 2021 11:00 | Economic Number of readings: 566 Baghdad / NINA / - The US Treasury Department announced: "Iraq raised its holdings of US bonds to $21.2 billion during the month of June." The Treasury clarified: "Iraq raised its balance of purchases of US Treasury bonds by 23.98% to reach $21.187 billion, after it was $17.1 billion in December 2020," noting that "the bonds include long-term guarantees by $9.217 billion and short-term guarantees by 11,970." Billion dollar". And she added, "Iraq's balance of bonds decreased during the past year, after it was 31.9 billion dollars in January 2020, to decrease to 30.9 billion dollars in February of the same year, then to 30.7 billion in March, to rise again in the month of April to 32.5 and in May 32.6 billion dollars, then decreased again in June to 31.6 billion dollars, then to 29 billion dollars in July and again in August to 27.1 billion dollars and in September to 24.4 billion dollars and then to 21.6 billion dollars in October, to reach in November 19.8 billion and concludes the year with a decrease of 17.1 billion dollars. She pointed out that "the most holder of US bonds is Japan with a value of 1.277 billion dollars, followed by China with 1.062 billion dollars, followed by Britain with 453 billion dollars." In the Arab world, Saudi Arabia is at the forefront of the countries with most possessions with $127.8 billion, followed by the UAE with $60.8 billion, Kuwait third with $47.3 billion, then Iraq with $21.2 billion, and Qatar in fifth place with $8.5 billion.”/ End 8
Iraq raises its investments in US bonds during December to the highest level in 2018 Categories of the US dollar 17 February 2019 03:17 PM From: Mr. Jamal Mubasher: Iraq continued to increase its holdings of US debt instruments during the month of December to record highs in 2018. Iraq's ownership of US bonds jumped 67.1 per cent year on year to $ 34.6 billion ($ 41.364 trillion), the highest level in 2018, compared to $ 20.7 billion (24.747). Dinars) in the corresponding month of 2017. On a monthly basis, Iraqi ownership of US Treasuries rose 7.8 percent in December from a month earlier to $ 32.1 billion (38.376 trillion dinars). Iraq raised its holdings of US bonds in December for the third month in a row (31.1 billion dollars, or 37.18 trillion dinars in October, and 29.4 billion dollars equivalent to 35.148 trillion dinars in September). Iraq ranked fourth with Arab ownership of US bonds; Saudi Arabia topped the list with $ 171.6 billion (205.148 trillion dinars), second with the UAE at 56.8 billion dollars (67.904 trillion dinars) and Kuwait with 41.3 billion dollars (49.374 trillion dinars).