UNITED STATES
Table A:  Gross External Debt Position: By Sector 1/ as of December 31, 2015
U.S. Dollars in Millions 2/
General Government  6,279,766
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 5,554,970
Special drawing rights (allocations) 6/ 48,938
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 5,399,067
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 106,965
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 2,726,336
Short-term 2,098,613
Currency and deposits 3/ 1,453,507
Debt securities 121,676
Loans 523,430
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 627,723
Currency and deposits 3/ 179,713
Debt securities 337,622
Loans 110,388
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Other Sectors 6,388,768
Short-term 1,758,545
Currency and deposits 3/ 324,907
Debt securities 107,881
Loans 1,289,803
Trade credit and advances 35,954
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 4,630,223
Currency and deposits 3/ 3,657
Debt securities 4,266,778
Loans 325,766
Trade credit and advances 34,022
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Direct Investment: Intercompany Lending 1,567,691
Debt liabilities of direct investment enterprises to direct investors               1,038,936
Debt liabilities of direct investors to direct investment enterprises  528,755
Debt liabilities to fellow enterprises
Gross External Debt Position 17,564,382
     
Memorandum items
Arrears: By Sector 15,091
General Government 0
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 1,887
Other Sectors 13,204
Direct investment: Intercompany Lending 0
Debt Securities: By Sector 2/  9,493,541
General Government 5,481,304
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 305,355
Other Sectors 3,706,882
     
1/ Source: Department of the Treasury, March 31, 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.