Table 4-25
R&D performed overseas by majority-owned foreign affiliates of U.S. parent companies, by selected NAICS industry of affiliate and region/country: 2000
(Millions of current U.S. dollars)
 
    Manufacturing    Nonmanufacturing
Region/country All
industries
Total Chemicals Machinery Computer and
electronic
products
Electrical
equipment
Trans-
portation
equipment
  Information Professional,
technical,
scientific
services
All countries 19,758 17,822 4,254 764 4,878 331 5,744   383 919
Canada 1,874 1,735 272 13 194 18 1,086   3 30
Europe 12,938 11,699 3,152 509 2,085 250 4,264   255 589
France 1,445 1,356 726 57 225 14 153   1 21
Germany 3,105 3,067 235 159 460 126 1,852   2 2
Sweden 1,335 1,230 D 23 D D D   D D
United Kingdoma 4,000 3,250 1,092 147 512 6 1,128   19 582
Asia and Pacific 3,727 3,478 684 204 2,174 D 187   105 D
Japan 1,433 1,277 560 152 450 15 19   D D
Latin America and
other Western
Hemisphere
665 561 125 29 114 D 207   D 69
Africa 27 24 20 2 0 0 1   0
Middle East 527 324 1 8 312 0 0   D D
 
— less than $500,000
D data withheld to avoid disclosing operations of individual companies
NAICS North American Industry Classification System

aData are for 1999. Data for all countries include unpublished 2000 data rather than the 1999 data.

NOTES: Data are preliminary 2000 estimates for majority-owned (more than 50 percent) nonbank affiliates of nonbank U.S. parents by country of ultimate beneficial owner and industry of affiliate. Data include expenditures for R&D conducted by foreign affiliates, whether for themselves or for others under contract. Data exclude expenditures for R&D conducted by others for affiliates under contract.

SOURCE: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce, Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad, annual series, http://www.bea.gov/bea/di/di1usdop.htm. See appendix table 4-51.
 
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