UNITED STATES
Table A:  Gross External Debt Position: By Sector 1/ as of December 31, 2015
U.S. Dollars in Millions 2/
General Government  6,304,108
Short-term 724,796
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 724,796
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 5,579,312
Special drawing rights (allocations) 6/ 48,938
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 5,424,029
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 106,345
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Central Bank 601,821
Short-term 601,821
Currency and deposits 3/ 601,821
Debt securities 0
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 0
Special drawing rights (allocations) 6/ 0
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 0
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 2,727,644
Short-term 2,119,723
Currency and deposits 3/ 1,474,127
Debt securities 121,983
Loans 523,613
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 607,921
Currency and deposits 3/ 179,567
Debt securities 317,948
Loans 110,406
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Other Sectors 6,512,317
Short-term 1,765,769
Currency and deposits 3/ 344,842
Debt securities 107,881
Loans 1,277,571
Trade credit and advances 35,475
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 4,746,548
Currency and deposits 3/ 3,881
Debt securities 4,384,791
Loans 324,056
Trade credit and advances 33,820
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Direct Investment: Intercompany Lending 1,564,545
Debt liabilities of direct investment enterprises to direct investors               1,016,336
Debt liabilities of direct investors to direct investment enterprises  548,209
Debt liabilities to fellow enterprises
Gross External Debt Position 17,710,435
     
Memorandum items
Arrears: By Sector 14,194
General Government 0
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 1,472
Other Sectors 12,722
Direct investment: Intercompany Lending 0
Debt Securities: By Sector 2/  9,502,076
General Government 5,481,482
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 313,047
Other Sectors 3,707,547
     
1/ Source: Department of the Treasury, June 30, 2016.  
2/ All debt are presented at face value. Exception: long-term debt securities in
    the memorandum section are valued at market value, as recommended.
3/ It is recommended that all currency and deposits be included in the short-term category
    unless detailed information is available to make the short-term/long-term attribution.
4/ Other debt liabilities comprise insurance, pension, and standardized guarantee schemes,
    and other accounts payable. It is recommended that insurance, pension, and standardized
    guaranteed schemes be classified as long term.  
5/ Arrears are recorded in the original debt instrument.  
6/ In line with BPM6, SDR allocations should be reported as long-term external debt liabilities.