Survey of Foreign Ownership of U.S. Securities as of June 30, 2018, 22752 [2018-10459]

Download as PDF 22752 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 95 / Wednesday, May 16, 2018 / Notices Dated: May 4, 2018. Douglas Poms, International Tax Counsel (Tax Policy). [FR Doc. 2018–10373 Filed 5–15–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Survey of Foreign Ownership of U.S. Securities as of June 30, 2018 Departmental Offices, Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Notice of reporting requirements. AGENCY: By this Notice and in accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations, the Department of the Treasury is informing the public that it is conducting a mandatory survey of foreign ownership of U.S. securities as of June 30, 2018. This mandatory survey is conducted under the authority of the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act. This Notice constitutes legal notification to all United States persons (defined below) who meet the reporting requirements set forth in this Notice that they must respond to, and comply with, this survey. Additional copies of the reporting forms SHLA (2018) and instructions may be printed from the internet at: http://www.treasury.gov/ resource-center/data-chart-center/tic/ Pages/forms-sh.aspx. DATES: Data should be submitted to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, acting as fiscal agent for the Department of the Treasury, by August 31, 2018. ADDRESSES: Copies of the survey forms and instructions, which contain complete information on reporting procedures and definitions, may be obtained at the website address given sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:34 May 15, 2018 Jkt 244001 above in the Summary, or by contacting the survey staff of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York at (212) 720–6300 or (646) 720–6300, email: SHLA.help@ ny.frb.org. The mailing address is: Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Data and Statistics Function, 6th Floor, 33 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10045– 0001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Inquiries can also be made to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, at (202) 452–3476, or to Dwight Wolkow, at (202) 622–1276, or by email: comments2TIC@do.treas.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Definition: A U.S. person is any individual, branch, partnership, associated group, association, estate, trust, corporation, or other organization (whether or not organized under the laws of any State), and any government (including a foreign government, the United States Government, a State or local government, and any agency, corporation, financial institution, or other entity or instrumentality thereof, including a government-sponsored agency), who resides in the United States or is subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. Who Must Report: The panel for this survey is based primarily on the level of foreign resident holdings of U.S. securities reported on the June 2014 benchmark survey of foreign resident holdings of U.S. securities, and on the Aggregate Holdings of Long-Term Securities by U.S. and Foreign Residents (TIC SLT) report as of December 2017, and will consist mostly of the largest reporters. Entities required to report will be contacted individually by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Entities not contacted by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York have no reporting responsibilities. PO 00000 Frm 00142 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 What to Report: This report will collect information on foreign resident holdings of U.S. securities, including equities, short-term debt securities (including selected money market instruments), and long-term debt securities. Paperwork Reduction Act Notice: This data collection has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act and assigned control number 1505–0123. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid control number assigned by OMB. The estimated average annual burden associated with this collection of information is 486 hours per report for the largest custodians of securities, and 110 hours per report for the largest issuers of securities that have data to report and are not custodians. Comments concerning the accuracy of this burden estimate and suggestions for reducing this burden should be directed to the Department of the Treasury, Office of International Affairs, Attention Administrator, International Portfolio Investment Data Reporting Systems, Room 5422, Washington, DC 20220, and to OMB, Attention Desk Officer for the Department of the Treasury, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Washington, DC 20503. Authority: 22 U.S.C. 3101 et seq., and in accordance with 31 CFR 129. Dwight Wolkow, Administrator, International Portfolio Investment Data Reporting Systems. [FR Doc. 2018–10459 Filed 5–15–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P E:\FR\FM\16MYN1.SGM 16MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 95 (Wednesday, May 16, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Page 22752]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-10459]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY


Survey of Foreign Ownership of U.S. Securities as of June 30, 
2018

AGENCY: Departmental Offices, Department of the Treasury.

ACTION: Notice of reporting requirements.

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SUMMARY: By this Notice and in accordance with the Code of Federal 
Regulations, the Department of the Treasury is informing the public 
that it is conducting a mandatory survey of foreign ownership of U.S. 
securities as of June 30, 2018. This mandatory survey is conducted 
under the authority of the International Investment and Trade in 
Services Survey Act. This Notice constitutes legal notification to all 
United States persons (defined below) who meet the reporting 
requirements set forth in this Notice that they must respond to, and 
comply with, this survey. Additional copies of the reporting forms SHLA 
(2018) and instructions may be printed from the internet at: http://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/data-chart-center/tic/Pages/forms-sh.aspx.

DATES: Data should be submitted to the Federal Reserve Bank of New 
York, acting as fiscal agent for the Department of the Treasury, by 
August 31, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Copies of the survey forms and instructions, which contain 
complete information on reporting procedures and definitions, may be 
obtained at the website address given above in the Summary, or by 
contacting the survey staff of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York at 
(212) 720-6300 or (646) 720-6300, email: [email protected]. The 
mailing address is: Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Data and 
Statistics Function, 6th Floor, 33 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10045-
0001.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Inquiries can also be made to the 
Federal Reserve Board of Governors, at (202) 452-3476, or to Dwight 
Wolkow, at (202) 622-1276, or by email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Definition: A U.S. person is any individual, branch, partnership, 
associated group, association, estate, trust, corporation, or other 
organization (whether or not organized under the laws of any State), 
and any government (including a foreign government, the United States 
Government, a State or local government, and any agency, corporation, 
financial institution, or other entity or instrumentality thereof, 
including a government-sponsored agency), who resides in the United 
States or is subject to the jurisdiction of the United States.
    Who Must Report: The panel for this survey is based primarily on 
the level of foreign resident holdings of U.S. securities reported on 
the June 2014 benchmark survey of foreign resident holdings of U.S. 
securities, and on the Aggregate Holdings of Long-Term Securities by 
U.S. and Foreign Residents (TIC SLT) report as of December 2017, and 
will consist mostly of the largest reporters. Entities required to 
report will be contacted individually by the Federal Reserve Bank of 
New York. Entities not contacted by the Federal Reserve Bank of New 
York have no reporting responsibilities.
    What to Report: This report will collect information on foreign 
resident holdings of U.S. securities, including equities, short-term 
debt securities (including selected money market instruments), and 
long-term debt securities.
    Paperwork Reduction Act Notice: This data collection has been 
approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in accordance 
with the Paperwork Reduction Act and assigned control number 1505-0123. 
An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to 
respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid 
control number assigned by OMB. The estimated average annual burden 
associated with this collection of information is 486 hours per report 
for the largest custodians of securities, and 110 hours per report for 
the largest issuers of securities that have data to report and are not 
custodians. Comments concerning the accuracy of this burden estimate 
and suggestions for reducing this burden should be directed to the 
Department of the Treasury, Office of International Affairs, Attention 
Administrator, International Portfolio Investment Data Reporting 
Systems, Room 5422, Washington, DC 20220, and to OMB, Attention Desk 
Officer for the Department of the Treasury, Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Washington, DC 20503.

    Authority:  22 U.S.C. 3101 et seq., and in accordance with 31 
CFR 129.

Dwight Wolkow,
Administrator, International Portfolio Investment Data Reporting 
Systems.
[FR Doc. 2018-10459 Filed 5-15-18; 8:45 am]
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