Table 4-22
Selected operating data for majority-owned U.S. affiliates of foreign companies: 2000
 
Investing country Gross product
(billions of current
U.S. dollars)
Sales (billions
of current
U.S. dollars)
Employment
(millions of
employees)
R&D spending
(billions of current
U.S. dollars)
Investing country
share of R&D
spending (percent)
R&D/gross
product ratio
(percent)
All countries 449.4 2053.0 5.56 26.1 100.0 5.8
Top seven countries 368.2 1492.8 4.46 23.4 89.8 6.4
Germany 54.0 308.2 0.69 5.6 21.5 10.4
United Kingdom 100.1 331.2 1.10 5.0 19.2 5.0
Switzerland 34.0 120.0 0.46 3.0 11.5 8.9
Japan 62.2 429.7 0.70 2.6 10.0 4.2
Canada 36.3 159.3 0.56 3.7 14.0 10.1
France 38.9 144.4 0.40 2.1 8.2 5.5
Netherlands 42.6 D 0.55 1.4 5.2 3.2
 
D data withheld to avoid disclosing operations of individual companies

NOTE: Majority-owned U.S. affiliates of foreign companies are affiliates in the United States owned more than 50 percent by foreign direct investors.

SOURCE: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce, Survey of Foreign Direct Investment in the United States, annual series, http://www.bea.gov/bea/di/di1fdiop.htm.
 
Science & Engineering Indicators – 2004
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