UNITED STATES
Table A. Gross External Debt Position: By Sector 1/ as of September 30, 2014
US Dollars in millions 2/
2014Q3
General Government 
Short-term
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 614,327
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term
Special drawing rights (allocations) 6/ 52,358
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 5,413,994
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 90,510
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Central Bank
Short-term
Currency and deposits 3/ 534,970
Debt securities 0
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term
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
Short-term
Currency and deposits 3/ 1,743,644
Debt securities 122,013
Loans 672,409
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term
Currency and deposits 3/ 137,227
Debt securities 305,153
Loans 185,660
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Other Sectors
Short-term
Currency and deposits 3/ 337,198
Debt securities 131,700
Loans 1,331,373
Trade credit and advances 41,441
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term
Currency and deposits 3/ 16
Debt securities 3,768,160
Loans 284,865
Trade credit and advances 29,031
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Direct Investment: Intercompany Lending
Debt liabilities of direct investment enterprises to direct investors               875,872
Debt liabilities of direct investors to direct investment enterprises  499,174
Debt liabilities between fellow enterprises
Gross External Debt Position 17,171,095
 
Memorandum items
Arrears: By Sector
General Government 0
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 3,596
Other Sectors 18,972
Direct investment: Intercompany Lending 0
Debt Securities: By Sector 2/ 
General Government, long-term 5,512,698
Central Bank, long-term
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank, long-term 301,468
Other Sectors, long-term 3,471,392
Footnotes
1/ Source: Department of the Treasury. December 31, 2014 (revised 2January2014)  
2/ All debt are presented at face value. Exception: long-term debt securities in  
     memoradum 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.