The U.S. recorded a total of $38.5 billion in net treasury international capital outflow for March from an inflow of $47.5 billion in the previous month, according to the U.S. Treasury Department.
Net foreign private outflows stood at $41.9 billion, while net foreign official inflows were $3.4 billion.
Net foreign purchases of long-term securities totaled $61.8 billion in March, with both foreign and U.S. securities transactions included.
Foreign residents increased their holdings of long-term U.S. securities with net purchases worth $18.6 billion, while U.S. residents decreased their holdings of long-term foreign securities with net sales of $43.2 billion.
Foreign residents decreased their holdings of U.S. Treasury bills by $10.4 billion, while foreign resident holdings of all dollar-denominated short-term U.S. securities and other custody liabilities dropped by $11.5 billion.
Banks' net dollar-denominated liabilities to foreign residents decreased by $75.4 billion in March, the department said.