Table 6-2
Share of global high-technology industry exports, by country/region: 1990, 2000, and 2003
(Percent)
 
  United States   EU   Japan   Germany   China
Industry 1990 2000 2003   1990 2000 2003   1990 2000 2003   1990 2000 2003   1990 2000 2003
Top five total 23.0 17.8 16.0 37.0 31.1 32.2 16.6 10.0 8.6 9.7 6.8 7.6 1.3 4.3 7.0
Aerospace 46.1 39.2 35.7 44.4 44.0 45.7 0.7 1.3 1.4 10.3 14.1 15.6 0.0 0.6 0.6
Communication equipment 16.5 16.2 15.2 24.9 25.2 25.4 25.9 11.5 10.0 6.6 5.2 5.9 1.9 4.3 7.1
Pharmaceuticals 10.8 13.6 13.3 64.6 64.8 66.0 2.8 2.4 2.1 15.8 12.6 14.3 2.4 1.8 1.9
Computers/office machinery 21.8 15.1 12.7 33.5 28.4 28.5 19.2 8.8 7.7 6.5 4.7 5.1 0.3 5.6 9.9
Scientific instruments 19.5 21.5 19.1   40.1 35.3 37.3   19.6 15.7 14.2   13.7 11.2 12.3   1.7 4.5 5.6
 

EU = European Union-15 excluding Luxembourg

SOURCE: Global Insight, Inc. See appendix table 6-4.

 
Science and Engineering Indicators 2006