UNITED STATES
Table A:  Gross External Debt Position: By Sector 1/ 2/ as of September 30, 2017
U.S. Dollars in Millions
General Government  6,532,607
Short-term 703,583
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 703,583
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 5,829,024
Special drawing rights (allocations) 6/ 49,912
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 5,663,448
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 115,664
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Central Bank 696,525
Short-term 696,525
Currency and deposits 3/ 696,525
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 2,999,940
Short-term 2,170,992
Currency and deposits 3/ 1,418,965
Debt securities 158,129
Loans 593,898
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 828,948
Currency and deposits 3/ 244,920
Debt securities 318,499
Loans 265,529
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Other Sectors 6,889,913
Short-term 1,837,701
Currency and deposits 3/ 365,226
Debt securities 95,177
Loans 1,344,504
Trade credit and advances 32,794
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 5,052,212
Currency and deposits 3/ 4,201
Debt securities 4,718,999
Loans 285,568
Trade credit and advances 43,444
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Direct Investment: Intercompany Lending 1,822,487
Debt liabilities of direct investment enterprises to direct investors               1,175,270
Debt liabilities of direct investors to direct investment enterprises  647,217
Debt liabilities to fellow enterprises
Gross External Debt Position 18,941,472
     
Memorandum items
Arrears: By Sector 19,720
General Government 0
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 5,319
Other Sectors 14,401
Direct investment: Intercompany Lending 0
Debt Securities: By Sector 2/  10,575,298
General Government 5,705,532
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 322,176
Other Sectors 4,547,590
     
1/ Source: Department of the Treasury, December 29, 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. Arrears are shown separately in
the memorandum items.  
6/ In line with BPM6, SDR allocations should be reported as long-term external debt liabilities.