UNITED STATES
Table A:  Gross External Debt Position: By Sector 1/ 2/ as of September 30, 2019
U.S. Dollars in Millions
General Government  6,847,773
Short-term 751,125
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 751,125
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 6,096,648
Special drawing rights (allocations) 6/ 48,146
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 5,928,682
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 119,820
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Central Bank 812,854
Short-term 812,854
Currency and deposits 3/ 812,854
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 2,941,519
Short-term 2,101,443
Currency and deposits 3/ 1,445,746
Debt securities 135,573
Loans 520,124
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 840,076
Currency and deposits 3/ 293,238
Debt securities 243,458
Loans 303,380
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Other Sectors 8,130,821
Short-term 2,632,034
Currency and deposits 3/ 387,440
Debt securities 101,576
Loans 2,115,567
Trade credit and advances 27,451
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 5,498,787
Currency and deposits 3/ 621
Debt securities 5,141,031
Loans 301,540
Trade credit and advances 55,595
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Direct Investment: Intercompany Lending 1,796,344
Debt liabilities of direct investment enterprises to direct investors               1,062,635
Debt liabilities of direct investors to direct investment enterprises  733,709
Debt liabilities to fellow enterprises
Gross External Debt Position 20,529,311
     
Memorandum items
Arrears: By Sector 31,876
General Government 0
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 12,963
Other Sectors 18,913
Direct investment: Intercompany Lending 0
Debt Securities: By Sector 2/  11,286,841
General Government 6,130,974
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 244,810
Other Sectors 4,911,057
     
1/ Source: Department of the Treasury, revision on June 30, 2020.
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.