United States
Table B: Gross External Debt Position:  December 31, 2004
Currency Composition of Gross External Debt
(Millions of U.S. Dollars)
Foreign Currency
Short-term 105,508
Long-term 578,997
Total 684,505
Domestic Currency  
Short-term 3,035,988
Long-term 3,443,352
Total 6,479,341
Unknown * 1,196,320
Gross External Debt 8,360,166
*  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.