UNITED STATES
Table A:  Gross External Debt Position: By Sector 1/ 2/ as of December 31, 2019
U.S. Dollars in Millions
General Government  6,826,603
Short-term 706,575
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 706,575
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 6,120,028
Special drawing rights (allocations) 6/ 48,835
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 5,944,450
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 126,743
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Central Bank 830,429
Short-term 830,429
Currency and deposits 3/ 830,429
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 3,011,845
Short-term 2,188,539
Currency and deposits 3/ 1,468,396
Debt securities 135,642
Loans 584,501
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 823,306
Currency and deposits 3/ 272,549
Debt securities 242,713
Loans 308,044
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Other Sectors 8,148,881
Short-term 2,680,649
Currency and deposits 3/ 391,127
Debt securities 97,383
Loans 2,137,553
Trade credit and advances 54,586
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 5,468,232
Currency and deposits 3/ 492
Debt securities 5,158,935
Loans 284,030
Trade credit and advances 24,775
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Direct Investment: Intercompany Lending 1,782,908
Debt liabilities of direct investment enterprises to direct investors               1,071,845
Debt liabilities of direct investors to direct investment enterprises  711,063
Debt liabilities to fellow enterprises
Gross External Debt Position 20,600,666
     
Memorandum items
Arrears: By Sector 32,754
General Government 0
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 13,730
Other Sectors 19,024
Direct investment: Intercompany Lending 0
Debt Securities: By Sector 2/  11,308,256
General Government 6,093,719
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 246,604
Other Sectors 4,967,933
     
1/ Source: Department of the Treasury, revised 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.