- UK-owned monetary financial institutions and their branches and subsidiaries worldwide reported a decrease in consolidated external claims on an ultimate risk basis of $149.5 billion during 2016 Q4, to a level of $2,967.3 billion.
- By sector, the largest decrease was on the public sector, down $104.2 billion to a level of $881.2 billion.
- By region, the largest decrease was on Developed Countries, down by $100.1 billion to a level of $1,626.1 billion. The fall was largely driven by a decrease in claims on the Netherlands and the United States, down $37.1billion and $19.7 billion respectively.
The tables in this statistical release are also available in Excel format. Table A is a regional breakdown of external claims of UK-owned monetary financial institutions (excluding central banks). Tables B-G are an analysis of consolidated external claims on an ultimate risk basis, by counterpart sector and by debtor country.