Japan’s Holdings of U.S. Treasuries Rose to Record in May

Japan’s holdings of U.S. government debt rose $10.4 billion to a record $1.22 trillion in May, Treasury Department data in Washington showed.

The report today also showed China’s holdings of Treasuries in May increased for the first time since January, gaining $7.7 billion to $1.27 trillion, according to Treasury data compiled by Bloomberg.

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