United States
Table B: Gross External Debt Position:   December 31, 2008
Currency Composition of Gross External Debt
(Millions of U.S. Dollars)
Foreign Currency
Short-term 238,779
Long-term 948,626
Total 1,187,405
Domestic Currency  
Short-term 4,389,205
Long-term 6,119,336
Total 10,508,541
Unknown * 1,945,861
Gross External Debt 13,641,807
*  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.
March 31, 2009