Table 6-6
Stock of U.S. direct investment abroad and foreign direct investment in United States, by selected industry and region/country/economy: 2000 and 2008
(Billions of dollars)
 
  U.S. direct investment abroad   Foreign direct investment in U.S.
Industry/service and region/country/economy 2000 2008   2000 2008
 
Computers and electronic products          
All regions/countries/economies 59.9 76.5   92.8 63.3
Asia-9 20.0 22.9   NA NA
Canada 4.9 4.6   27.1 -0.3
China 5.1 9.9   0.2 NA
EU 23.3 26.7   40.4 40.1
Japan 3.6 3.3   17.3 19.0
Latin America 0.7 1.4   2.8 1.5
All others 2.3 7.7   NA NA
Financial services          
All regions/countries/economies 217.1 634.0   167.0 248.9
Asia-9 6.2 21.6   NA NA
Canada 26.3 32.7   19.9 62.1
China 6.7 13.4   NA 0.0
EU NA 314.1   94.8 146.0
Japan 22.9 28.0   14.1 21.7
Latin America 73.7 195.1   12.7 -19.8
All others NA 29.1   NA NA
Information services          
All regions/countries/economies 52.3 121.9   146.9 158.0
Asia-9 1.1 6.5   NA NA
Canada 2.3 4.1   12.9 11.8
China 0.7 1.1   0.3 NA
EU 33.7 77.5   98.6 126.1
Japan 2.5 5.6   NA 1.8
Latin America 6.9 8.6   13.3 0.7
All others 5.2 18.5   NA NA
Professional, scientific, and technical services          
All regions/countries/economies 32.9 81.2   30.5 62.1
Asia-9 1.5 5.2   NA NA
Canada 1.9 8.2   1.2 2.2
China 0.8 3.7   NA NA
EU 16.0 52.8   27.7 45.1
Japan 5.4 2.8   0.8 5.0
Latin America 3.5 2.1   0.5 1.8
All others 3.8 6.4   NA NA
 

NA = not available

EU = European Union

NOTES: Regions/countries/economies are destination of U.S. direct investment abroad and source/origin of foreign direct investment in U.S. industries. Asia-9 includes India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. China includes Hong Kong. EU data for 2000 exclude Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia. Latin America includes Argentina, Bermuda, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, and Venezuela. EU data for 2008 include all 27 member countries.

SOURCE: Bureau of Economic Analysis, International Economic Accounts, U.S. Direct Investment Abroad, Balance of Payments and Direct Investment Position Data, http://www.bea.gov/international/di1usdbal.htm, and Foreign Direct Investment in the U.S.: Balance of Payments and Direct Investment Position Data, http://www.bea.gov/international/di1fdibal.htm, accessed 15 September 2009.

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