Table 6-4
U.S. exports and imports of commercial knowledge-intensive services, by region/country/economy: 2007
(Billions of dollars)
 
Service and region/
country/economy
Exports Imports Balance
 
All commercial knowledge-intensive services      
All countries 184.5 137.8 46.7
Asia-9 12.7 12.2 0.5
Canada 14.6 10.8 3.8
China 7.8 4.1 3.7
EU 75.7 60.2 15.5
Japan 12.2 5.6 6.6
Latin America 34.1 34.1 0.0
All others 27.4 10.9 16.6
Financial services      
All countries 68.6 61.7 6.9
Asia-9 2.9 1.2 1.7
Canada 5.7 1.9 3.9
China 2.6 1.1 1.5
EU 27.6 26.8 0.8
Japan 4.1 1.6 2.5
Latin America 18.1 19.5 -1.4
All others 7.5 9.7 -2.1
Telecommunications      
All countries 8.3 7.3 0.9
Asia-9 0.6 0.8 -0.2
Canada 0.7 0.5 0.2
China 0.2 0.3 -0.1
EU 2.7 2.5 0.2
Japan 0.3 0.2 0.1
Latin America 2.8 2.1 0.7
All others 1.0 0.9 0.1
Business, professional, and technical services      
All countries 107.7 68.8 38.9
Asia-9 9.2 10.2 -1.0
Canada 8.1 8.4 -0.2
China 5.0 2.7 2.3
EU 45.4 30.9 14.5
Japan 7.9 3.9 4.0
Latin America 13.2 4.8 8.4
All others 18.9 8.0 10.9
 

EU = European Union

NOTES: Knowledge-intensive services classified by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and include business, financial, communications, education, and health. Commercial knowledge-intensive services exclude education and health. Business, professional and technical services classified as part of business services. China includes Hong Kong. Latin America includes Argentina, Bermuda, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, and Venezuela. Detail may not add to total because of rounding.

SOURCE:Bureau of Economic Analysis, International Economic Accounts, U.S. International Services: Cross-Border Trade 1986–2007, and Services Supplied Through Affiliates, 1986–2006, http://www.bea.gov/international/intlserv.htm, accessed 15 September 2009.

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