United States
Table B: Gross External Debt Position:   September 30, 2008
Currency Composition of Gross External Debt
(Millions of U.S. Dollars)
Foreign Currency
Short-term 237,522
Long-term 854,245
Total 1,091,767
Domestic Currency  
Short-term 4,252,433
Long-term 6,178,283
Total 10,430,716
Unknown * 2,104,976
Gross External Debt 13,627,459
*  The currency composition is unknown for debt in Direct Investment, 
    Other debt liabilities of the General Government, and a small
    portion of loans to the Other Sectors.
December 31, 2008