US Treasury: Iraq raised its holdings of US bonds to $21.2 billion last June
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The Treasury clarified: "Iraq raised its balance of purchases of US Treasury bonds by 23.98% to reach $21.187 billion, after it was $17.1 billion in December 2020," noting that "the bonds include long-term guarantees by $9.217 billion and short-term guarantees by 11,970." Billion dollar".
And she added, "Iraq's balance of bonds decreased during the past year, after it was 31.9 billion dollars in January 2020, to decrease to 30.9 billion dollars in February of the same year, then to 30.7 billion in March, to rise again in the month of April to 32.5 and in May 32.6 billion dollars, then decreased again in June to 31.6 billion dollars, then to 29 billion dollars in July and again in August, to 27.1 billion dollars, and in September to 24.4 billion dollars, and then to 21.6 billion dollars in October, to reach in November 19.8 billion dollars and concludes the year with a decrease of 17.1 billion dollars.
She pointed out that "the most holder of US bonds is Japan, with a value of 1.277 billion dollars, followed by China with 1.062 billion dollars, followed by Britain with 453 billion dollars."
In the Arab world, Saudi Arabia is at the forefront of the most possessing countries with $127.8 billion, followed by the UAE with $60.8 billion, Kuwait third with $47.3 billion, Iraq with $21.2 billion and Qatar in fifth place with $8.5 billion.”/ End 8[/rtl]