UNITED STATES
Table A:  Gross External Debt Position: By Sector 1/ 2/ as of December 31, 2018
U.S. Dollars in Millions
General Government  6,584,373
Short-term 746,599
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 746,599
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 5,837,774
Special drawing rights (allocations) 6/ 49,117
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 5,670,044
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 118,613
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Central Bank 779,198
Short-term 779,198
Currency and deposits 3/ 779,198
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 2,939,759
Short-term 2,134,716
Currency and deposits 3/ 1,389,269
Debt securities 140,991
Loans 604,456
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 805,043
Currency and deposits 3/ 268,142
Debt securities 267,261
Loans 269,640
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Other Sectors 7,680,042
Short-term 2,416,516
Currency and deposits 3/ 371,501
Debt securities 93,334
Loans 1,911,441
Trade credit and advances 40,240
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 5,263,526
Currency and deposits 3/ 4,024
Debt securities 4,909,228
Loans 310,140
Trade credit and advances 40,134
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Direct Investment: Intercompany Lending 1,686,050
Debt liabilities of direct investment enterprises to direct investors               1,075,035
Debt liabilities of direct investors to direct investment enterprises  611,015
Debt liabilities to fellow enterprises
Gross External Debt Position 19,669,422
     
Memorandum items
Arrears: By Sector 22,362
General Government 0
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 7,433
Other Sectors 14,929
Direct investment: Intercompany Lending 0
Debt Securities: By Sector 2/  10,345,617
General Government 5,613,951
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 260,917
Other Sectors 4,470,749
     
1/ Source: Department of the Treasury, June 28, 2019.  
2/ All debts 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.