UNITED STATES
Table A:  Gross External Debt Position: By Sector 1/ 2/ as of March 31, 2020
U.S. Dollars in Millions
General Government  6,744,378
Short-term 729,953
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 729,953
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 6,014,425
Special drawing rights (allocations) 6/ 48,199
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 5,838,545
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 127,681
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Central Bank 868,656
Short-term 868,656
Currency and deposits 3/ 868,656
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 3,560,718
Short-term 2,680,557
Currency and deposits 3/ 1,790,952
Debt securities 120,672
Loans 768,933
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 880,161
Currency and deposits 3/ 315,013
Debt securities 242,567
Loans 322,581
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Other Sectors 8,544,861
Short-term 2,966,133
Currency and deposits 3/ 440,042
Debt securities 81,475
Loans 2,386,043
Trade credit and advances 58,573
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 5,578,728
Currency and deposits 3/ 399
Debt securities 5,234,538
Loans 323,378
Trade credit and advances 20,413
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Direct Investment: Intercompany Lending 1,711,481
Debt liabilities of direct investment enterprises to direct investors               1,000,711
Debt liabilities of direct investors to direct investment enterprises  710,770
Debt liabilities to fellow enterprises
Gross External Debt Position 21,430,094
     
Memorandum items
Arrears: By Sector 44,954
General Government 0
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 26,227
Other Sectors 18,727
Direct investment: Intercompany Lending 0
Debt Securities: By Sector 2/  11,426,346
General Government 6,331,405
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 233,408
Other Sectors 4,861,533
     
1/ Source: Department of the Treasury, revised June 30, 2021.
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.