The U.S. Department of the Treasury reported a net treasury international capital inflow of $125.0 billion for August after a $7.3 billion outflow in July.
Net foreign private inflows came in at $131.5 billion, while net foreign official outflows were $6.5 billion.
Foreign residents purchased $34.6 billion in long-term U.S. securities in August. Private foreign investors made net purchases of $35.6 billion, while foreign official institutions had net sales of $1.0 billion.
U.S. residents made net sales of $32.6 billion in long-term foreign securities.
Net foreign purchases of long-term securities stood at $67.2 billion, taking into account transactions in both foreign and U.S. securities. Overall net foreign purchases of long-term securities were estimated at $51.1 billion, after adjustments including unrecorded principal payments to foreigners on U.S. asset-backed securities.
Foreign residents reduced their holdings of U.S. Treasury bills by $5.8 billion, while their holdings of all dollar-denominated short-term U.S. securities and other custody liabilities fell by $34.9 billion.
Net dollar-denominated liabilities of banks to foreign residents rose by $108.8 billion.