China's holdings of U.S. debt

Although China holds the largest part of the overall U.S. debt, its share has gone down in the past three years, and the interest paid to China for the borrowed money has decreased since 2008. Read related article.

China's holdings of U.S. debt since 2002.
Source: U.S. Treasury Department. The Washington Post. Published on October 16, 2012, 8:04 p.m.
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