U.S. International Investment Position, Second Quarter 2019

End of 2nd quarter 2019:
-$10.56 trillion
End of 1st quarter 2019:
-$10.16 trillion

The U.S. net international investment position, the difference between U.S. residents’ foreign financial assets and liabilities, was –$10.56 trillion at the end of the second quarter of 2019, according to statistics released by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). Assets totaled $28.01 trillion and liabilities were $38.56 trillion. At the end of the first quarter, the net investment position was –$10.16 trillion.

  • Current Release: September 30, 2019
  • Next release: December 27, 2019
  • Data Archive Previously published estimates contain historical data and have since been revised. Please contact the International program area with questions.
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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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