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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Russia sharply increased its investments in the US economy

Russian investments in US government debt rose sharply, reaching nearly $ 100 billion: this is according to the American Ministry of Finance.

photo: Gennady Cherkasov

According to him, Russia is now in fifteenth place in the ranking of the creditors of the United States, and heading the list, Japan, China and Ireland.

Note that in 2016 the investment of Russia in the US national debt has gradually declined, reaching 86,1 billion 92,1 billion dollars.

However, subsequently, the investments started to grow again on average a hundred million dollars a month, and in March there was a sharp jump from 13.5 billion dollars.

Recall that Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev commented on a similar Russian investment, explaining their “purely commercial calculation,” despite the claims of opposition parties: for example, demanded an explanation from him, the liberal democratic party.

Investments of the Russian Federation in the United States began to rise sharply in 2008, in total an increase of 3.5 times and amounted at the peak of 116.4 billion.


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