United States
Table B: Gross External Debt Position:  December 31, 2005
Currency Composition of Gross External Debt
(Millions of U.S. Dollars)
Foreign Currency
Short-term 119,291
Long-term 648,088
Total 767,379
Domestic Currency  
Short-term 3,254,048
Long-term 4,357,500
Total 7,611,548
Unknown * 1,181,696
Gross External Debt 9,560,623
*  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 31, 2006