United States
Table B: Gross External Debt Position:   December 31, 2008
Currency Composition of Gross External Debt
(Millions of U.S. Dollars)
Foreign Currency
Short-term 259,991
Long-term 901,946
Total 1,161,937
Domestic Currency  
Short-term 4,512,236
Long-term 6,169,789
Total 10,682,025
Unknown * 1,905,608
Gross External Debt 13,749,570
*  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.
September 30, 2009