UNITED STATES
Table A:  Gross External Debt Position: By Sector 1/ as of September 30, 2016
U.S. Dollars in Millions 2/
General Government  6,202,705
Short-term 695,986
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 695,986
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 5,506,719
Special drawing rights (allocations) 6/ 49,294
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 5,343,554
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 113,871
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 2,842,624
Short-term 2,151,598
Currency and deposits 3/ 1,416,224
Debt securities 135,109
Loans 600,265
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 691,026
Currency and deposits 3/ 165,515
Debt securities 340,415
Loans 185,096
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Other Sectors 6,936,103
Short-term 1,856,679
Currency and deposits 3/ 372,268
Debt securities 117,261
Loans 1,333,903
Trade credit and advances 33,247
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 5,079,424
Currency and deposits 3/ 3,996
Debt securities 4,760,242
Loans 280,280
Trade credit and advances 34,906
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Direct Investment: Intercompany Lending 1,695,598
Debt liabilities of direct investment enterprises to direct investors               1,098,036
Debt liabilities of direct investors to direct investment enterprises  597,562
Debt liabilities to fellow enterprises
Gross External Debt Position 18,306,505
     
Memorandum items
Arrears: By Sector 15,651
General Government 0
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 1,753
Other Sectors 13,898
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, December 30, 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.