Table 4-18
R&D performed by majority-owned affiliates of foreign companies in United States, by selected NAICS industry of affiliate and country/region: 2006
(Millions of current U.S. dollars)
 
    Manufacturing   Nonmanufacturing
Country/region All
industries
  Total Chemicals Machinery Computer
and
electronic
products
Electrical
equipment
Transportation
equipment
  Information Professional,
technical
scientific
services
 
All countries 34,257   25,035 12,750   789   3,072 1,329   4,198   967   1,879  
Canada 1,586   295 D   11   D D   D   D   83 e
Europe 25,803   22,121 12,168   637   2,568 1,226   3,697   592   729  
France 3,335   2,978 D   D   575 D   180 e 165   D  
Germany 6,742   5,880 1,761   99   121 D   2,812   D   D  
Netherlands 1,562   D D   D   D 2   D   0   4  
Switzerland 5,039   4,483 4,248   44   D D   5   2   D  
United Kingdom 6,801   6,357 3,836   45 e 1,682 28   491   D   110 e
Asia/Pacific 4,589   1,475 409   D   380 39 e D   D   986  
Japan 3,995   1,258 396   58   295 38 e 262   18 e 819  
Latin America/OWH D   920 2 e D   D D   4 e 3   D  
Middle East D   161 D   1   D 0   9   D   0  
Africa 35   D D   0   0 0   0   D   0  
 

D = suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information; e = >50% of value for data cell estimated to account for data not reported by respondents

NAICS = North American Industry Classification System; OWH = other Western Hemisphere

NOTES: Preliminary 2006 estimates for majority-owned (>50%) nonbank affiliates of nonbank U.S. parents by country of ultimate beneficial owner and industry of affiliate. Expenditures included for R&D conducted by foreign affiliates, whether for themselves or others under contract. Expenditures excluded for R&D conducted by others for affiliates under contract.

SOURCE: Bureau of Economic Analysis, Survey of Foreign Direct Investment in the United States (annual series), http://www.bea.gov/international/index.htm#omc, accessed 6 May 2009.

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