UNITED STATES
Table A:  Gross External Debt Position: By Sector 1/ 2/ as of September 30, 2018
U.S. Dollars in Millions
General Government  6,627,504
Short-term 715,849
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 715,849
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 5,911,655
Special drawing rights (allocations) 6/ 49,274
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 5,748,952
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 113,429
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Central Bank 769,844
Short-term 769,844
Currency and deposits 3/ 769,844
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 2,871,649
Short-term 2,103,727
Currency and deposits 3/ 1,399,552
Debt securities 144,414
Loans 559,761
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 767,922
Currency and deposits 3/ 236,196
Debt securities 270,624
Loans 261,102
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Other Sectors 7,559,382
Short-term 2,329,210
Currency and deposits 3/ 383,508
Debt securities 107,500
Loans 1,797,212
Trade credit and advances 40,990
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 5,230,172
Currency and deposits 3/ 3,753
Debt securities 4,898,914
Loans 282,041
Trade credit and advances 45,464
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Direct Investment: Intercompany Lending 1,751,189
Debt liabilities of direct investment enterprises to direct investors               1,094,964
Debt liabilities of direct investors to direct investment enterprises  656,225
Debt liabilities to fellow enterprises
Gross External Debt Position 19,579,568
     
Memorandum items
Arrears: By Sector 17,992
General Government 0
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 2,238
Other Sectors 15,754
Direct investment: Intercompany Lending 0
Debt Securities: By Sector 2/  10,390,929
General Government 5,607,103
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 268,887
Other Sectors 4,514,939
     
1/ Source: Department of the Treasury, June 28, 2019.  
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.