Table 6-3
Exports of manufactured products, by selected technology level and region/country/economy: Selected years: 1995–2008
(Percent distribution)
 
Manufacturing technology level and
region/country/economy
1995 1998 2001 2004 2006 2008
 
Medium high            
Global value added (current $billions) 630.4 697.0 805.7 1,171.6 1,477.8 1,812.0
All countries 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
United States 17.3 18.0 16.8 14.0 14.2 14.1
EU 25.5 25.2 24.4 24.6 23.4 23.7
Japan 21.7 19.2 17.4 17.2 16.0 15.2
China 3.9 4.9 6.5 8.8 10.8 12.8
Asia-9 11.3 10.6 12.2 14.9 15.1 15.2
All other countries 20.2 22.2 22.6 20.6 20.5 19.0
Medium low            
Global value added (current $billions) 396.2 413.4 480.5 816.2 1,258.6 1,769.3
All countries 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
United States 10.8 12.3 11.8 8.3 8.2 8.4
EU 20.7 20.1 17.7 16.9 16.1 15.8
Japan 13.2 11.2 9.1 8.2 6.9 6.6
China 5.2 6.0 7.1 9.4 10.5 12.7
Asia-9 15.8 17.2 16.9 18.5 18.6 18.0
All other countries 34.3 33.2 37.6 38.7 39.6 38.5
Low            
Global value added (current $billions) 559.7 561.0 626.4 818.9 993.3 1,235.7
All countries 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
United States 14.5 14.7 14.0 11.8 11.9 12.0
EU 20.7 20.5 19.1 19.7 18.4 18.3
Japan 3.8 3.8 3.6 3.0 2.7 2.5
China 12.1 13.6 15.3 17.9 20.3 21.8
Asia-9 20.1 18.3 18.5 16.8 16.5 16.2
All other countries 28.8 29.1 29.5 30.9 30.1 29.3
 

EU = European Union

NOTES: Global exports exclude intra-EU exports and exports between China and Hong Kong. EU exports exclude intra-EU exports, and China exports exclude exports between China and Hong Kong. Manufacturing technology level classified by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Asia-9 includes India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. China includes Hong Kong. EU excludes Cyprus, Luxembourg, Malta, and Slovenia. Percents may not add to 100% because of rounding.

SOURCE: IHS Global Insight, World Trade Service database, special tabulations (2009).

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