UNITED STATES
Table A:  Gross External Debt Position: By Sector 1/ 2/ as of March 31, 2019
U.S. Dollars in Millions
General Government  6,732,214
Short-term 763,932
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 763,932
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 5,968,282
Special drawing rights (allocations) 6/ 49,027
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 5,796,503
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 122,752
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Central Bank 784,444
Short-term 784,444
Currency and deposits 3/ 784,444
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 2,932,214
Short-term 2,112,042
Currency and deposits 3/ 1,373,709
Debt securities 147,663
Loans 590,670
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 820,172
Currency and deposits 3/ 258,687
Debt securities 275,296
Loans 286,189
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Other Sectors 7,839,323
Short-term 2,586,309
Currency and deposits 3/ 370,021
Debt securities 90,691
Loans 2,077,848
Trade credit and advances 47,749
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 5,253,014
Currency and deposits 3/ 605
Debt securities 4,943,222
Loans 274,137
Trade credit and advances 35,050
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Direct Investment: Intercompany Lending 1,717,855
Debt liabilities of direct investment enterprises to direct investors               1,083,475
Debt liabilities of direct investors to direct investment enterprises  634,380
Debt liabilities to fellow enterprises
Gross External Debt Position 20,006,050
     
Memorandum items
Arrears: By Sector 31,871
General Government 0
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 16,390
Other Sectors 15,481
Direct investment: Intercompany Lending 0
Debt Securities: By Sector 2/  10,716,661
General Government 5,803,972
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 277,669
Other Sectors 4,635,020
     
1/ Source: Department of the Treasury, June 28, 2019.  
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.