UNITED STATES
Table A:  Gross External Debt Position: By Sector 1/ 2/ as of December 31, 2019
U.S. Dollars in Millions
General Government  6,784,264
Short-term 706,575
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 706,575
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 6,077,689
Special drawing rights (allocations) 6/ 48,835
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 5,902,111
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 126,743
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Central Bank 830,429
Short-term 830,429
Currency and deposits 3/ 830,429
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 3,030,381
Short-term 2,195,702
Currency and deposits 3/ 1,468,396
Debt securities 135,367
Loans 591,939
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 834,679
Currency and deposits 3/ 272,549
Debt securities 254,172
Loans 307,958
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Other Sectors 8,020,624
Short-term 2,666,546
Currency and deposits 3/ 390,826
Debt securities 97,383
Loans 2,123,751
Trade credit and advances 54,586
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 5,354,078
Currency and deposits 3/ 492
Debt securities 5,053,971
Loans 274,840
Trade credit and advances 24,775
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Direct Investment: Intercompany Lending 1,747,016
Debt liabilities of direct investment enterprises to direct investors               1,068,116
Debt liabilities of direct investors to direct investment enterprises  678,900
Debt liabilities to fellow enterprises
Gross External Debt Position 20,412,714
     
Memorandum items
Arrears: By Sector 31,433
General Government 0
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 14,754
Other Sectors 16,679
Direct investment: Intercompany Lending 0
Debt Securities: By Sector 2/  11,305,411
General Government 6,099,535
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 269,765
Other Sectors 4,936,111
     
1/ Source: Department of the Treasury, March 31, 2020.
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.