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Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Survey of Foreign-Residents' Holdings of U.S. Securities

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Departmental Offices, U.S. Department of the Treasury.




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, on or after the date of publication of this notice. The public is invited to submit comments on the collection(s) listed below.


Comments should be received on or before May 19, 2017 to be assured of consideration.


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Copies of the submissions may be obtained by emailing, calling (202) 622-0489, or viewing the entire information collection request at

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Title: Survey of Foreign-Residents' Holdings of U.S. Securities.

OMB Control Number: 1505-0123.

Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.

Abstract: The survey collects information on foreign resident's holdings of U.S. securities, including selected money market instruments. The data is used in the computation of the U.S. balance of payments accounts and U.S. international investment position, in the formulation of U.S. financial and monetary policies, to satisfy 22 U.S.C. 3101, and for information on foreign portfolio investment patterns. Respondents are primarily the largest banks, securities dealers, and issuers of U.S. securities.

Form: SHL(A) Schedules 1 & 2.

Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 40,793.

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Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.

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Dated: April 13, 2017.

Spencer W. Clark,

Treasury PRA Clearance Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2017-07843 Filed 4-18-17; 8:45 am]