Table 2.—U.S. Assets Abroad and Foreign Assets in the United States by Area

[Millions of dollars]

Line Type of investment Amounts outstanding, by area
Western Europe Canada Japan Latin America and Other Western Hemisphere Other countries, international organizations, and unallocated/1/
1995/r/ 1996/p/ 1995/r/ 1996/p/ 1995/r/ 1996/p/ 1995/r/ 1996/p/ 1995/r/ 1996/p/
U.S. assets abroad:
1 U.S. official reserve assets 21,089 20,261 16,207 14,533 11,800 3,500 126,965 122,445
2 Gold 101,279 96,698
3 Special drawing rights 11,037 10,312
4 Reserve position in the International Monetary Fund 14,649 15,435
5 Foreign currencies 21,089 20,261 16,207 14,533 11,800 3,500
6 U.S. Government assets, other than official reserve assets 7,186 6,859 6 -1 76 38 16,212 15,811 58,417 59,847
7 U.S. credits and other long-term assets/2/ 7,261 6,892 16,169 15,728 56,528 58,134
8 Repayable in dollars 7,216 6,858 16,034 15,612 55,928 57,542
9 Other/3/ 45 34 135 116 600 592
10 U.S. foreign currency holdings and U.S. short-term assets -75 -33 6 -1 76 38 43 83 1,889 1,713
U.S. private assets:
11 Direct investment abroad (/4/) (/4/) (/4/) (/4/) (/4/) (/4/) (/4/) (/4/) (/4/) (/4/)
12 Foreign securities 517,842 636,599 120,665 145,696 161,139 160,391 114,180 144,764 140,526 185,989
13 Bonds 155,826 167,094 73,793 79,235 32,683 34,004 55,490 69,095 37,492 48,544
14 Corporate stocks 362,016 469,505 46,872 66,461 128,456 126,387 58,690 75,669 103,034 137,445
15 U.S. claims on unaffiliated foreigners reported by U.S. nonbanking concerns 116,905 144,006 11,711 13,015 2,741 3,100 159,313 190,243 17,312 18,691
16 U.S. claims reported by U.S. banks, not included elsewhere 241,812 282,417 41,251 52,292 100,584 95,102 297,369 326,204 87,133 108,129
Foreign assets in the United States:
17 Foreign official assets in the United States 208,174 236,847 23,078 26,224 (/5/) (/5/) 67,425 82,151 (/5/) (/5/)
18 U.S. Government securities (/6/) (/6/) (/6/) (/6/) (/5/) (/5/) (/6/) (/6/) (/5/) (/5/)
19 U.S. Treasury securities (/6/) (/6/) (/6/) (/6/) (/5/) (/5/) (/6/) (/6/) (/5/) (/5/)
20 Other (/6/) (/6/) (/6/) (/6/) (/5/) (/5/) (/6/) (/6/) (/5/) (/5/)
21 Other U.S. Government liabilities/7/ 5,159 5,845 238 197 2,500 2,573 570 460 16,758 16,869
22 U.S. liabilities reported by U.S. banks, not included elsewhere (/6/) (/6/) (/6/) (/6/) (/5/) (/5/) (/6/) (/6/) (/5/) (/5/)
23 Other foreign official assets (/6/) (/6/) (/6/) (/6/) (/5/) (/5/) (/6/) (/6/) (/5/) (/5/)
Other foreign assets in the United States:
24 Direct investment in the United States (/4/) (/4/) (/4/) (/4/) (/4/) (/4/) (/4/) (/4/) (/4/) (/4/)
25 U.S. Treasury securities (/5/) (/5/) (/5/) (/5/) (/5/) (/5/) (/5/) (/5/) (/5/) (/5/)
26 U.S. currency 192,300 209,600
27 U.S. securities other than U.S. Treasury securities 602,293 734,381 92,461 112,977 111,398 132,280 110,946 148,030 82,439 97,819
28 Corporate and other bonds 346,870 421,429 20,023 23,947 67,909 80,634 59,538 80,540 39,776 47,594
29 Corporate stocks 255,423 312,952 72,438 89,030 43,489 51,646 51,408 67,490 42,663 50,225
30 U.S. liabilities to unaffiliated for- eigners reported by U.S. nonbanking concerns 47,789 82,140 2,119 2,770 8,905 10,539 148,469 148,490 25,609 27,596
31 U.S. liabilities reported by U.S. banks, not included elsewhere (/5/) (/5/) (/5/) (/5/) (/5/) (/5/) (/5/) (/5/) (/5/) (/5/)
Addenda:
1 U.S. Treasury securities, foreign official plus private holdings (lines 19 + 25, above) 309,497 413,923 25,220 25,813 223,750 276,044 91,574 123,521 210,850 270,208
2 U.S. liabilities reported by U.S. banks, foreign official plus private (lines 22 + 31, above) 335,480 350,312 28,370 38,074 86,840 59,164 346,252 363,544 123,821 120,902

p Preliminary.

r Revised.

1. Includes U.S. gold stock valued at market price.

2. Also includes paid-in capital subscription to international financial institutions and outstanding amounts of miscellaneous claims that have been settled through international agreements to be payable to the U.S. Government over periods in excess of 1 year. Excludes World War I debts that are not being serviced.

3. Includes indebtedness that the borrower may contractually, or at its option, repay with its currency, with a third country's currency, or by delivery of materials or transfer of services.

4. Positions at current costs or market value are not available by area; country detail are available only at historical costs in the article "Direct Investment Positions on a Historical Cost Basis, 1996; Country and Industry Detail," elsewhere in this issue of the SURVEY.

5. Details are not shown separately.

6. Details not shown separately are included in totals in line 17.

7. Primarily U.S. Government liabilities associated with military sales contracts and other transactions arranged with or through foreign official agencies.