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Start Preamble November 15, 2016.

The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection request(s) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13, on or after the date of publication of this notice.


Comments should be received on or before December 19, 2016 to be assured of consideration.

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Send comments regarding the burden estimates, or any other aspect of the information collection(s), including suggestions for reducing the burden, to (1) Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for Treasury, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, or email at and (2) Treasury PRA Clearance Officer, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Suite 8142, Washington, DC 20220, or email at

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Copies of the submissions may be obtained by emailing, calling (202) 622-0934, or viewing the entire information collection request at

Departmental Offices (DO)

OMB Control Number: 1505-0146.

Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.

Title: Survey of U.S. Ownership of Foreign Securities.


Abstract: The survey will collect information on U.S. holdings of foreign securities. The information will be used in the computation of the U.S. balance of payments accounts and international investments position, as well as in the formulation of U.S. financial and monetary policies. This survey is also part of an international effort coordinated by the IMF to improve worldwide balance of payments statistics. Respondents are primarily the largest custodians of securities, banks, securities dealers, and investors.

Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 53,260.

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Bob Faber,

Acting Treasury PRA Clearance Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2016-27837 Filed 11-17-16; 8:45 am]