Table 4-19
R&D performed by U.S. multinational companies: 2004–06
 
  R&D performed
(current US$millions)
  Shares of MNC (%)
Year U.S.
parents
MOFAs Total MNCs   U.S.
parents
MOFAs
 
2004 164,189 25,840 190,029   86.4 13.6
2005 177,598 27,653 205,251   86.5 13.5
2006 187,813 28,484 216,297   86.8 13.2
 

MNC = multinational company; MOFA = majority-owned foreign affiliate

NOTE: MOFAs are affiliates in which combined ownership of all U.S. parents is >50%.

SOURCE: Bureau of Economic Analysis. Survey of Foreign Direct Investment in the United States (annual series). See appendix tables 4-34 and 4-36.

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