The US Treasury Department says total foreign holdings of US debt fell 0.9 percent in February to US$6.16 trillion. Photo: AFP The US Treasury Department says total foreign holdings of US debt fell 0.9 percent in February to US$6.16 trillion. Photo: AFP
The US Treasury Department says total foreign holdings of US debt fell 0.9 percent in February to US$6.16 trillion. Photo: AFP

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The US Treasury Department says total foreign holdings of US debt fell 0.9 percent in February to US$6.16 trillion. Photo: AFP The US Treasury Department says total foreign holdings of US debt fell 0.9 percent in February to US$6.16 trillion. Photo: AFP
The US Treasury Department says total foreign holdings of US debt fell 0.9 percent in February to US$6.16 trillion. Photo: AFP
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