Table 6-12
Global export revenue of manufacturing industries by technology level and world share of selected regions/countries: 1996, 2001, and 2005
(Percent)
 
Industry and region/country   1996   2001   2005
 
Medium-high technology            
All regions/countries (2000
  constant $billions)
  1,673   1,830   2,833
United States   13.1   13.5   11.1
EU   12.2   12.1   12.4
Japan   13.5   11.0   13.1
China   3.6   4.7   8.4
Medium-low technology            
All regions/countries (2000
  constant $billions)
  662   747   1,020
United States   8.1   8.6   6.6
EU   14.7   13.1   12.8
Japan   8.3   6.4   6.3
China   5.2   6.3   10.7
Low technology            
All regions/countries (2000
  constant $billions)
  1,142   1,288   1,716
United States   10.6   10.6   8.4
EU   17.0   15.1   14.2
Japan   2.8   3.3   3.3
China   10.9   10.4   16.1
 

EU = European Union

NOTES: Technology level of manufacturing industries classified by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development on basis of R&D intensity of output. 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. EU exports do not include exports within each region.

SOURCE: Global Insight, Inc., World Industry Service database, special tabulations (15 April 2007). See appendix tables 6-12 and 6-13.

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