Table 4-13
R&D performed by U.S. multinational companies: 1999–2008
 
    Location of R&D performed
(current US$millions)
  Shares of U.S. MNCs
R&D performance (%)
Year   United States
(by parents of U.S. MNCs)
Outside United States
(by MOFAs)
Total by
U.S. MNCs
  United States Outside United States
 
1999   126,291 18,144 144,435   87.4 12.6
2000   135,467 20,457 155,924   86.9 13.1
2001   143,017 19,702 162,719   87.9 12.1
2002   136,977 21,063 158,040   86.7 13.3
2003   139,884 22,793 162,677   86.0 14.0
2004   164,189 25,840 190,029   86.4 13.6
2005   177,598 27,653 205,251   86.5 13.5
2006   184,428 29,583 214,011   86.2 13.8
2007   203,678 34,446 238,124   85.5 14.5
2008   199,105 36,991 236,096   84.3 15.7
 

MNC = multinational company; MOFA = majority-owned foreign affiliate

NOTE: MOFAs are affiliates in which combined ownership of all U.S. parents is >50%.

SOURCE: Bureau of Economic Analysis. Survey of Foreign Direct Investment in the United States (annual series).

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