Combined, they represent 65% of the total holdings of foreign central government bonds. The only non-European bonds in this Top Ten are US Treasury bonds and Japanese Government Bonds, holding seventh and ninth place, respectively.
Featured statistic: EUR 72 billion
Date 14 April 2008
At end-2007, Dutch investors held EUR 278 billion worth of foreign central government bonds (debt certificates relating to government debt with a maturity of more than one year). Central government bonds account for over a quarter of all investments in foreign securities.