UNITED STATES
Table A:  Gross External Debt Position: By Sector 1/ as of March 31, 2017
U.S. Dollars in Millions 2/
General Government  6,277,129
Short-term 669,388
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 669,388
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 5,607,741
Special drawing rights (allocations) 6/ 47,918
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 5,456,700
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 103,123
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Central Bank 664,845
Short-term 664,845
Currency and deposits 3/ 664,845
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 2,900,447
Short-term 2,114,453
Currency and deposits 3/ 1,362,364
Debt securities 156,854
Loans 595,235
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 785,994
Currency and deposits 3/ 239,444
Debt securities 303,342
Loans 243,208
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Other Sectors 6,665,987
Short-term 1,817,571
Currency and deposits 3/ 370,066
Debt securities 112,300
Loans 1,299,063
Trade credit and advances 36,142
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 4,848,416
Currency and deposits 3/ 4,451
Debt securities 4,520,615
Loans 285,601
Trade credit and advances 37,749
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Direct Investment: Intercompany Lending 1,762,862
Debt liabilities of direct investment enterprises to direct investors               1,136,366
Debt liabilities of direct investors to direct investment enterprises  626,496
Debt liabilities to fellow enterprises
Gross External Debt Position 18,271,270
     
Memorandum items
Arrears: By Sector 15,153
General Government 0
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 1,678
Other Sectors 13,475
Direct investment: Intercompany Lending 0
Debt Securities: By Sector 2/  9,999,056
General Government 5,485,767
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 294,998
Other Sectors 4,218,291
     
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.  
6/ In line with BPM6, SDR allocations should be reported as long-term external debt liabilities.