UNITED STATES
Table A:  Gross External Debt Position: By Sector 1/ as of September 30, 2016
U.S. Dollars in Millions 2/
General Government  6,195,926
Short-term 699,171
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 699,171
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 5,496,755
Special drawing rights (allocations) 6/ 49,294
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 5,342,431
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 105,030
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Central Bank 629,475
Short-term 629,475
Currency and deposits 3/ 629,475
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 2,847,284
Short-term 2,148,658
Currency and deposits 3/ 1,407,600
Debt securities 136,591
Loans 604,467
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 698,626
Currency and deposits 3/ 165,627
Debt securities 341,887
Loans 191,112
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Other Sectors 6,605,111
Short-term 1,876,946
Currency and deposits 3/ 380,968
Debt securities 118,111
Loans 1,344,602
Trade credit and advances 33,265
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 4,728,165
Currency and deposits 3/ 3,992
Debt securities 4,408,455
Loans 280,793
Trade credit and advances 34,925
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Direct Investment: Intercompany Lending 1,816,671
Debt liabilities of direct investment enterprises to direct investors               1,179,727
Debt liabilities of direct investors to direct investment enterprises  636,944
Debt liabilities to fellow enterprises
Gross External Debt Position 18,094,467
     
Memorandum items
Arrears: By Sector 15,013
General Government 0
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 1,488
Other Sectors 13,525
Direct investment: Intercompany Lending 0
Debt Securities: By Sector 2/  10,087,239
General Government 5,528,636
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 343,015
Other Sectors 4,215,588
     
1/ Source: Department of the Treasury, June 30, 2017.  
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.