516 billion Saudi investments in US bonds

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Saudi Arabia advanced to the 14th position in the world by the end of November compared to the 15th place in the previous month in the list of the largest investors in US Treasury bonds, and recorded 137.6 billion dollars (516 billion riyals). It also acquired 62.4% of the investments of the Gulf states amounting to about $ 220.5 billion.Standard level

Al-Watan monitoring, based on monthly US Treasury data, showed that Saudi Arabia recorded the highest level of its ownership in bonds since March 2020, when it reached $ 159.1 billion by its end. The Kingdom also continued to increase its investments in US Treasury bonds for the fourth consecutive month, at the end of November 2020.

Saudi Arabia’s investments in US Treasury bills and bonds recorded a monthly increase this year, by 2.3% last October, equivalent to about three billion dollars (11.2 billion riyals).

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On a monthly basis, the Kingdom’s possession of these bonds increased by about 2.5% last November, an increase equivalent to $ 3.4 billion, compared to its ownership of $ 134.2 billion at the end of last October. On an annual basis, Saudi Arabia’s possession of US bonds decreased by 23.4% in November, equivalent to $ 42.1 billion, compared to its ownership at the end of the current month of 2019, which amounted to $ 179.7 billion.

The first Arab

Saudi Arabia was ranked 14th in the world among the largest investors in US Treasury bonds at the end of last November. It was led by Japan with a value of $ 1.261 trillion, followed by China with investments of $ 1.063 trillion. The Kingdom also achieved the best ranking since March when it ranked 12th on the list.

In the Arab world, Saudi Arabia came in the lead. Kuwait is followed by investments of $ 46.1 billion and ranked 27 in the world, then the UAE with investments of $ 36.8 billion, ranked 31 globally.

Rates vary

Saudi Arabia’s possession of US Treasury bonds and bills recorded $ 182.9 billion at the end of January 2020, and grew to $ 184.4 billion at the end of February, while it fell to $ 159.1 billion at the end of March, $ 125.3 billion at the end of April, and $ 123.5 billion at the end of May, before It returns to the high rates last June, recording 124.9 billion dollars, then returned in the following month to decline, and its investments by the end of July reached 124.6 billion dollars, then rose to 130 billion dollars by the end of August, then to 131.2 billion dollars by the end of September, then 134.2 billion dollars. By the end of October.

The Kingdom’s ranking in the list in 2020

November 14th

September 15th

August 16th

March 12th

The value of investments / billion dollars

January

182.9

February

184.4

March

159.1

April

125.3

May

123.5

June

124.9

July

124.6

August

130

September

131.2

October

134.2

Nov

137.6







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