U.S. Net International Investment Position: Second Quarter 2018

End of 2nd quarter 2018:
-$8,638.5 billion
End of 1st quarter 2018:
-$7,747.3 billion

The U.S. net international investment position decreased to -$8,638.5 billion (preliminary) at the end of the second quarter of 2018 from -$7,747.3 billion (revised) at the end of the first quarter, according to statistics released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA).

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  • Current Release: September 26, 2018
  • Next release: December 27, 2018

What is the international investment position?

The accumulated value of U.S.-owned financial assets in other countries and U.S. liabilities to residents of other countries at the end of each quarter. The difference between assets and liabilities is the U.S. net international investment position. 

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