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WASHINGTON, August 18. /TASS/. Russia increased investments into US Treasury bonds in June 2015 by $1.4 bln to $72 bln, according to a report on foreign holders of US treasury bonds by the US Finance Department and the Federal Reserve System.
In June 2014, Russia’s total investments in US securities reached $113.9 bln.
In April of 2015, this indicator fell to $66.5 billion but in May investment growth resumed reaching $70.6 billion.
Currently, Russia ranks 19th on the list of the 38 holders of US Treasury bonds.
China remains the largest creditor of the US. As of June it held treasury bonds worth $1.271 trillion increasing investment in US securities by nearly $ 1 billion in one month.
Japan is on the second place in terms of investment in US treasuries holding securities worth $1.197 trillion, which is by $17.8 billion less than in May.
In June, total volume of foreign investments in US Treasury bonds amounted to $ 6.175 trillion, which is $40.4 billion more than in May. The funds of foreign governments and central banks account for $4.164 trillion of this amount.