Table 4-12
R&D performed by majority-owned affiliates of foreign companies in the United States, by selected NAICS industry of affiliate and country: 2008
(Millions of current U.S. dollars)
 
      Manufacturing   Nonmanufacturing
Country All industries   Total Chemicals Machinery Computer and electronic products Electrical equipment Transportation equipment   Information Professional, technical, scientific services Wholesale trade
 
All countries 40,519   28,190 14,121 2,535 4,259 499 4,015   2,108 2,347 7,404
Canada 1,435   429 124 D D D 194   D D D
France 5,978   4,672 1,408 D D D 102   D 91 D
Germany 5,520   4,763 2,017 D 101 21 930   D D 227
Netherlands 1,789   D D D 236 4 16   0 3 D
Switzerland 6,926   5,743 5,435 43 11 D 9   3 934 245
United
Kingdom
7,369   6,683 3,665 47 292 6 D   D 106 D
Japan 4,637   1,643 516 64 515 42 282   11 678 2,242
Other 6,865   D D 595 D D D   D D 2,911
 

D = suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information

NAICS = North American Industry Classification System

NOTES: Preliminary 2008 estimates for majority-owned (>50%) nonbank affiliates of nonbank U.S. parents by country of ultimate beneficial owner and industry of affiliate. Expenditures included for R&D conducted by foreign affiliates, whether for themselves or others under contract. Expenditures excluded for R&D conducted by others for affiliates under contract.

SOURCE: Bureau of Economic Analysis, Survey of Foreign Direct Investment in the United States (annual series), http://www.bea.gov/international/index.htm#omc, accessed 4 February 2011.

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