This section allows cross-market comparisons.
Bond Market Data
Foreign Holdings in LCY Government Bonds
Data vary across markets. For details download spreadsheet.
Foreign Holdings in LCY Government Bonds

Foreign Holdings in LCY Government Bonds = Debt Securities Held by Foreign Investors    x 100

Amount of LCY Government Bonds Outstanding
This indicator shows the percentage in LCY government bonds held by foreign investors relative to the amount of LCY government bonds outstanding in a specific market. A high percentage share indicates greater participation of foreign investors in buying LCY bonds in a particular market.
Note on the Data:

1. Specific data sources for each market are as follows:

ID: Directorate General of Budget Financing and Risk Management–Ministry of Finance. Government bonds include treasury bills and bonds.

JP: Bank of Japan. Includes Treasury Discount Bills, Central Government Securities & FILP bonds.

KR: Bank of Korea. Includes government and public bonds only.

MY: Bank Negara Malaysia. Only includes 3-20 year Malaysian Government Securities.

TH: Bank of Thailand. Includes treasury bills and government bonds.