UNITED STATES
Table A:  Gross External Debt Position: By Sector 1/ 2/ as of March 31, 2018
U.S. Dollars in Millions
General Government  6,546,130
Short-term 716,203
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 716,203
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 5,829,927
Special drawing rights (allocations) 6/ 51,344
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 5,665,581
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 113,002
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Central Bank 730,845
Short-term 730,845
Currency and deposits 3/ 730,845
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 2,983,039
Short-term 2,165,362
Currency and deposits 3/ 1,429,903
Debt securities 149,515
Loans 585,944
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 817,677
Currency and deposits 3/ 273,224
Debt securities 300,931
Loans 243,522
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Other Sectors 7,108,374
Short-term 1,949,736
Currency and deposits 3/ 355,386
Debt securities 126,289
Loans 1,434,551
Trade credit and advances 33,510
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 5,158,638
Currency and deposits 3/ 4,233
Debt securities 4,797,748
Loans 309,647
Trade credit and advances 47,010
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Direct Investment: Intercompany Lending 1,812,466
Debt liabilities of direct investment enterprises to direct investors               1,132,311
Debt liabilities of direct investors to direct investment enterprises  680,155
Debt liabilities to fellow enterprises
Gross External Debt Position 19,180,854
     
Memorandum items
Arrears: By Sector 26,278
General Government 0
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 13,375
Other Sectors 12,903
Direct investment: Intercompany Lending 0
Debt Securities: By Sector 2/  10,442,623
General Government 5,591,063
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 304,923
Other Sectors 4,546,637
     
1/ Source: Department of the Treasury, June 29, 2018.  
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.