Table 6-9
Global value-added revenue of high-technology manufacturing industries and world share of selected regions/countries: 1995 and 2005
(Percent)
 
Industry and region/country   1995   2005
 
Aerospace        
Global value-added revenue
  (2000 constant $billions)
  77.0   91.7
World share        
United States   56.9   49.4
EU   27.1   26.8
Asia   5.4   15.6
Pharmaceuticals        
Global value-added revenue
  (2000 constant $billions)
  135.5   233.8
World share        
United States   29.8   32.2
EU   28.5   29.5
Asia   28.0   28.4
Office and computing machinery        
Global value-added revenue
  (2000 constant $billions)
  65.7   163.5
World share        
United States   12.8   23.9
EU   20.6   8.4
Asia   60.6   64.2
Communications equipment        
Global value-added revenue
  (2000 constant $billions)
  218.7   544.0
World share        
United States   13.6   34.4
EU   18.9   11.7
Asia   60.1   50.5
Medical, precision, and optical instruments        
Global value-added revenue
  (2000 constant $billions)
  101.1   168.3
World share        
United States   36.4   40.1
EU   33.4   29.8
Asia   19.3   20.1
 

EU = European Union

NOTES: High-technology manufacturing industries classified by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Value-added revenue excludes purchases of domestic and imported materials and inputs. EU excludes Cyprus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, and Slovenia. Asia includes China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand. China includes Hong Kong.

SOURCE: Global Insight, Inc., World Industry Service database, special tabulations (15 April 2007). See appendix tables 6-10 and 6-11.

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