United States
Table B: Gross External Debt Position: December 31, 2011
Currency Composition of Gross External Debt
(Millions of U.S. Dollars)
Foreign Currency
Short-term 231,298
Long-term 975,422
Total 1,206,720
Domestic Currency  
Short-term 4,777,867
Long-term 7,149,065
Total 11,926,932
Unknown * 1,914,004
Gross External Debt 15,047,656
*  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.
March 30, 2012