UNITED STATES
Table A:  Gross External Debt Position: By Sector 1/ 2/ as of September 30, 2018
U.S. Dollars in Millions
General Government  6,627,534
Short-term 715,849
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 715,849
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 5,911,685
Special drawing rights (allocations) 6/ 49,274
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 5,748,728
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 113,683
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Central Bank 769,844
Short-term 769,844
Currency and deposits 3/ 769,844
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 2,888,029
Short-term 2,111,030
Currency and deposits 3/ 1,400,992
Debt securities 151,596
Loans 558,442
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 776,999
Currency and deposits 3/ 236,239
Debt securities 278,140
Loans 262,620
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Other Sectors 7,530,545
Short-term 2,247,961
Currency and deposits 3/ 383,486
Debt securities 107,458
Loans 1,715,774
Trade credit and advances 41,243
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 5,282,584
Currency and deposits 3/ 3,775
Debt securities 4,942,247
Loans 291,224
Trade credit and advances 45,338
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Direct Investment: Intercompany Lending 1,740,636
Debt liabilities of direct investment enterprises to direct investors               1,103,105
Debt liabilities of direct investors to direct investment enterprises  637,531
Debt liabilities to fellow enterprises
Gross External Debt Position 19,556,588
     
Memorandum items
Arrears: By Sector 13,013
General Government 0
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 1,095
Other Sectors 11,918
Direct investment: Intercompany Lending 0
Debt Securities: By Sector 2/  10,381,216
General Government 5,606,363
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 267,287
Other Sectors 4,507,566
     
1/ Source: Department of the Treasury, January 31, 2019.
2/ All debt 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.