Table A.—Summary Components of the U.S. Net Position

[Billions of dollars]

1995 1996
Net position:
At current cost -687.7 -870.5
At market value -637.5 -831.3
U.S. Government and foreign official assets -420.5 -561.8
Direct investment:
At current cost 229.8 241.7
At market value 280.0 281.0
U.S. and foreign securities and U.S. currency -526.8 -692.3
Bank- and nonbank-reported claims and liabilities 29.8 141.8