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

End of 3rd quarter 2018:
-$9,627.2 billion
End of 2nd quarter 2018:
-$8,845.1 billion

The U.S. net international investment position decreased to -$9,627.2 billion (preliminary) at the end of the third quarter of 2018 from -$8,845.1 billion (revised) at the end of the second quarter, according to statistics released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA).

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  • Current Release: February 1, 2019
  • Next release: March 27, 2019

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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