China reduced its US Treasury bond portfolio by $ 6.22 billion to $ 1.062 trillion amid strained relations with Washington in September. This was reported on Friday by the South China Morning Post, citing data from the US Treasury.
This was the lowest amount of these investments since February 2017. According to the publication, China is reducing its share in US debt for the fifth month in a row. At the same time, Beijing continues to increase investment in the Japanese government bond market – in the first nine months of this year, they grew by 73%.
In September, China’s Global Times reported that China could cut US treasury stocks by about 20 percent to $ 800 billion amid escalating tensions with Washington. Officially, the Chinese government does not disclose the size of this portfolio.
However, according to US statistics, Hong Kong reduced the portfolio of US Treasury bonds by $ 5.46 billion – to 245.47 billion in September. This is the lowest level since October 2019, according to the South China Morning Post.
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