ANNOUNCEMENTS, DATA & RESULTS

Treasury's Inflation-Indexed Securities Reference CPI Numbers and Daily Index Ratios


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    Contact: Office of Financing
August 16, 2002                        (202) 691-3550


Public Debt announced today the reference Consumer
Price Index (CPI) numbers and daily index ratios
for the month of September for the following
Treasury inflation-indexed securities:

(1) 3-3/8% 10-year notes due January 15, 2007
(2) 3-5/8% 10-year notes due January 15, 2008
(3) 3-5/8% 30-year bonds due April 15, 2028
(4) 3-7/8% 10-year notes due January 15, 2009
(5) 3-7/8% 30-year bonds due April 15, 2029
(6) 4-1/4% 10-year notes due January 15, 2010
(7) 3-1/2% 10-year notes due January 15, 2011
(8) 3-3/8% 30-1/2-year bonds due April 15, 2032
(9) 3-3/8% 10-year notes due January 15, 2012
(10) 3% 10-year notes due July 15, 2012

This information is based on the non-seasonally
adjusted U.S. City Average All Items Consumer Price
Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) published by
the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department
of Labor.

In addition to the publication of the reference CPI's
(Ref CPI) and index ratios, this release provides the
non-seasonally adjusted CPI-U for the prior three-
month period.

This information is available through the Treasury's
Office of Public Affairs automated fax system by
calling 202-622-2040 and requesting document number
3357.

The information for October is expected to be
released on September 18, 2002.