UNITED STATES
Table A:  Gross External Debt Position: By Sector 1/ 2/ as of September 30, 2019
U.S. Dollars in Millions
General Government  6,870,139
Short-term 751,125
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 751,125
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 6,119,014
Special drawing rights (allocations) 6/ 48,146
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 5,950,699
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 120,169
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Central Bank 812,854
Short-term 812,854
Currency and deposits 3/ 812,854
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 2,946,781
Short-term 2,090,221
Currency and deposits 3/ 1,432,167
Debt securities 135,288
Loans 522,766
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 856,560
Currency and deposits 3/ 294,419
Debt securities 255,108
Loans 307,033
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Other Sectors 8,007,102
Short-term 2,614,863
Currency and deposits 3/ 387,440
Debt securities 101,576
Loans 2,098,396
Trade credit and advances 27,451
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 5,392,239
Currency and deposits 3/ 621
Debt securities 5,032,781
Loans 303,242
Trade credit and advances 55,595
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Direct Investment: Intercompany Lending 1,784,397
Debt liabilities of direct investment enterprises to direct investors               1,098,721
Debt liabilities of direct investors to direct investment enterprises  685,676
Debt liabilities to fellow enterprises
Gross External Debt Position 20,421,273
     
Memorandum items
Arrears: By Sector 30,535
General Government 0
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 13,968
Other Sectors 16,567
Direct investment: Intercompany Lending 0
Debt Securities: By Sector 2/  11,296,270
General Government 6,139,354
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 268,063
Other Sectors 4,888,853
     
1/ Source: Department of the Treasury, December 31, 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.