United States
Table B: Gross External Debt Position: December 31, 2011
Currency Composition of Gross External Debt
(Millions of U.S. Dollars)
Foreign Currency
Short-term 244,119
Long-term 976,750
Total 1,220,869
Domestic Currency  
Short-term 4,781,584
Long-term 7,642,831
Total 12,424,415
Unknown * 1,862,871
Gross External Debt 15,508,155
*  The currency composition is unknown for debt in Direct Investment, 
    Other debt liabilities of the General Government, and a small
    portion of loans to the Other Sectors.
June 30, 2012