Table 6-4
Global value added for manufacturing industries, by selected technology level and region/country/economy: Selected years, 1995–2010
(Percent distribution)
 
Manufacturing technology level
and region/country/economy
1995   1998   2000   2002   2004   2006   2008   2010
 
Medium high                              
Global value added (current $billions) 1,526.9   1,431.8   1,459.6   1,452.9   1,820.9   2,114.5   2,653.2   2,897.1
All countries/ regions/economies 100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0
United States 21.7   25.5   25.5   24.9   20.4   18.8   14.3   14.4
EU 33.7   35.0   30.1   32.2   34.9   32.7   31.6   24.2
Japan 23.6   18.4   20.8   17.4   16.7   14.4   12.5   12.5
China 2.8   3.6   4.6   6.2   8.2   12.2   18.9   26.0
Asia-8 5.8   4.4   6.0   6.3   6.7   7.3   7.0   8.1
ROW 12.3   13.0   13.1   13.0   13.0   14.5   15.6   14.7
Medium low                              
Global value added (current $billions) 1,365.9   1,280.8   1,328.0   1,280.2   1,784.1   2,198.8   2,878.3   2,983.2
All countries/ regions/economies 100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0
United States 19.4   22.8   24.5   25.3   22.4   21.7   18.4   17.6
EU 30.8   29.3   30.1   28.0   29.7   26.8   26.4   23.3
Japan 23.5   19.8   18.9   17.4   15.4   13.4   9.6   9.8
China 3.4   3.9   4.2   5.7   7.4   10.0   14.4   19.7
Asia-8 7.4   7.5   6.7   6.7   7.6   7.8   8.0   7.5
ROW 15.4   16.8   15.7   17.0   17.4   20.2   23.1   22.1
Low                              
Global value added (current $billions) 815.6   741.3   759.7   725.0   864.8   968.2   1,160.3   1,221.1
All countries/ regions/economies 100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0
United States 24.8   29.0   30.5   29.8   26.4   24.5   19.3   18.6
EU 32.5   33.0   28.3   30.1   31.9   29.1   28.6   22.4
Japan 16.7   12.0   12.7   9.8   8.8   6.5   6.1   5.9
China 3.3   4.3   5.1   6.8   9.1   14.2   20.6   27.7
Asia-8 7.7   5.6   7.0   7.2   6.6   6.9   6.2   6.7
ROW 15.0   16.1   16.4   16.3   17.2   18.8   19.2   18.8
 

EU = European Union; ROW = rest of world

NOTES: Value added is amount contributed by country, firm, or other entity to value of good or service and excludes purchases of domestic and imported materials and inputs. Technology level of manufacturing classified by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development on basis of R&D intensity of output. Asia-8 includes India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand. China includes Hong Kong. EU excludes Cyprus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, and Slovenia. Percents may not add to 100% because of rounding.

SOURCE: IHS Global Insight, World Industry Service database (2011).

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