UNITED STATES
Table A:  Gross External Debt Position: By Sector 1/ as of December 31, 2016
U.S. Dollars in Millions 2/
General Government  6,222,448
Short-term 672,797
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 672,797
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 5,549,651
Special drawing rights (allocations) 6/ 47,476
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 5,393,554
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 108,621
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Central Bank 644,084
Short-term 644,084
Currency and deposits 3/ 644,084
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 2,828,460
Short-term 2,111,109
Currency and deposits 3/ 1,398,231
Debt securities 150,672
Loans 562,206
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 717,351
Currency and deposits 3/ 153,097
Debt securities 331,673
Loans 232,581
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Other Sectors 6,544,377
Short-term 1,768,138
Currency and deposits 3/ 352,893
Debt securities 122,466
Loans 1,262,173
Trade credit and advances 30,606
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 4,776,239
Currency and deposits 3/ 3,958
Debt securities 4,468,631
Loans 267,299
Trade credit and advances 36,351
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Direct Investment: Intercompany Lending 1,785,751
Debt liabilities of direct investment enterprises to direct investors               1,177,653
Debt liabilities of direct investors to direct investment enterprises  608,098
Debt liabilities to fellow enterprises
Gross External Debt Position 18,025,120
     
Memorandum items
Arrears: By Sector 15,319
General Government 0
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 1,636
Other Sectors 13,683
Direct investment: Intercompany Lending 0
Debt Securities: By Sector 2/  9,878,690
General Government 5,418,246
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 320,559
Other Sectors 4,139,885
     
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.