Aren't the chicoms threatening to sell them all away? LOL! China just ramped up its holdings of US Treasurys China was buying US Treasurys at its fastest rate in six months just before the recent trade spat between the two countries. Bloomberg reports that China's holdings of US government debt rose by $8.5 billion in February to $1.18 trillion. The increase means China retained its position as the largest foreign creditor to the US.