UNITED STATES
Table A:  Gross External Debt Position: By Sector 1/ as of Sept 30, 2015
U.S. Dollars in Millions 2/
General Government  6,170,734
Short-term 666,068
Currency and deposits 3/
Debt securities 666,068
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 5,504,666
Special drawing rights (allocations) 6/ 49,574
Currency and deposits 3/
Debt securities 5,350,226
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 104,866
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Central Bank 588,699
Short-term 588,699
Currency and deposits 3/ 588,699
Debt securities 0
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 0
Special drawing rights (allocations) 6/
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 0
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 2,857,529
Short-term 2,246,308
Currency and deposits 3/ 1,506,530
Debt securities 114,578
Loans 625,200
Trade credit and advances
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 611,221
Currency and deposits 3/ 142,536
Debt securities 333,042
Loans 135,643
Trade credit and advances
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Other Sectors 6,429,789
Short-term 1,843,736
Currency and deposits 3/ 345,139
Debt securities 107,254
Loans 1,353,287
Trade credit and advances 38,056
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 4,586,053
Currency and deposits 3/ 3,717
Debt securities 4,247,175
Loans 301,592
Trade credit and advances 33,569
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Direct Investment: Intercompany Lending 1,558,903
Debt liabilities of direct investment enterprises to direct investors               1,034,586
Debt liabilities of direct investors to direct investment enterprises  524,317
Debt liabilities to fellow enterprises
Gross External Debt Position 17,605,654
     
Memorandum items
Arrears: By Sector 14,871
General Government 0
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 1,745
Other Sectors 13,126
Direct investment: Intercompany Lending 0
Debt Securities: By Sector 2/  9,544,937
General Government 5,496,582
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 306,072
Other Sectors 3,742,283
     
1/ Source: Department of the Treasury, December 31, 2015.  
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.