The List: Largest Foreign Holders of US Debt
Among pundits and policymakers, any proper discussion of China would be incomplete without a mention of its status as America's largest creditor. However, while it is true that China remains the largest holder of US debt securities, it has also been reducing its stake since the middle of last year, putting some of the other large holders more in focus. For example, Japan was rumored to have taken the top spot at one point, while the group of oil exporting countries has increased its stake over the same time period. The full list can be found here.