UNITED STATES
Table A:  Gross External Debt Position: By Sector 1/ 2/ as of March 31, 2021
U.S. Dollars in Millions
General Government  7,137,885
Short-term 967,152
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 967,152
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 6,170,733
Special drawing rights (allocations) 6/ 50,050
Currency and deposits 3/ 0
Debt securities 5,980,531
Loans 0
Trade credit and advances 140,152
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Central Bank 989,872
Short-term 989,872
Currency and deposits 3/ 989,872
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 3,230,176
Short-term 2,386,349
Currency and deposits 3/ 1,579,785
Debt securities 148,390
Loans 658,174
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 843,827
Currency and deposits 3/ 326,866
Debt securities 195,321
Loans 321,640
Trade credit and advances 0
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Other Sectors 8,706,440
Short-term 2,859,285
Currency and deposits 3/ 493,695
Debt securities 64,609
Loans 2,223,301
Trade credit and advances 77,680
Other debt liabilities 4/ 5/ 0
Long-term 5,847,155
Currency and deposits 3/ 549
Debt securities 5,426,879
Loans 412,805
Trade credit and advances 6,922
Other debt liabilities 4/ 0
Direct Investment: Intercompany Lending 1,700,426
Debt liabilities of direct investment enterprises to direct investors               996,504
Debt liabilities of direct investors to direct investment enterprises  703,922
Debt liabilities to fellow enterprises
Gross External Debt Position 21,764,799
     
Memorandum items
Arrears: By Sector 47,915
General Government 0
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 21,309
Other Sectors 26,606
Direct investment: Intercompany Lending 0
Debt Securities: By Sector 2/  11,678,713
General Government 6,167,198
Central Bank 0
Deposit-Taking Corporations, except the Central Bank 194,542
Other Sectors 5,316,973
     
1/ Source: Department of the Treasury, 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.