WASHINGTON, July 17. /TASS/. Russia lower its funding in US authorities securities from $3.957 bln in April to $3.805 ln in Might, the US Division of Treasury mentioned on Friday.
The share of long-term bonds in Might amounted to $305 mln. Brief-term bonds accounted for $3.5 bln.
Russia started to sharply scale back investments within the US nationwide debt within the spring of 2018. Thus, in April their degree fell from $96 bln to $48.7 bln, and in Might – to $14.9 bln. In Might final 12 months, Russia lower its funding from $6.85 bln to $5.39 bln.
Japan remained the most important holder of US authorities securities in Might with a determine of $1.26 trillion. The second place with $1.07 trillion is occupied by China.