Table 6-7
Stock of U.S. direct investment abroad and foreign direct investment in the United States, by selected industry: 2000, 2005, and 2009
(Billions of dollars)
 
  U.S. direct
investment abroad
  Foreign direct
investment in the United States
Industry/service 2000   2005   2009   2000 2005 2009
 
All knowledge- and technology-intensive industries 420.9   723.7   1,137.2   424.0 455.5 655.2
Commercial KI services 333.6   631.3   1,012.0   291.5 353.9 433.1
Business services 61.0   129.1   196.7   47.0 71.3 83.5
Software 10.4   17.5   50.8   7.4 10.9 21.6
Professional, technical, and scientific services 32.9   57.2   77.5   30.5 51.5 46.1
Architectural and engineering services 3.1   1.9   3.5   2.6 4.2 10.2
Computer system design 15.0   28.5   33.9   13.7 9.1 9.1
Management, scientific, and technical consulting 4.3   11.0   16.5   1.0 9.9 7.9
Communications 55.5   38.1   68.3   77.5 41.0 56.4
Finance 217.1   464.0   747.0   167.0 241.6 293.2
All services 874.6   1,683.7   2,779.6   735.9 1,026.7 1,333.6
High-technology manufacturing 87.3   92.4   125.2   132.5 101.6 222.1
Aerospace products and parts 2.9   4.5   10.9   4.5 8.6 16.6
Communications equipment 16.7   10.6   12.6   33.0 2.0 10.9
Computers and peripheral equipment 14.1   6.3   9.3   2.5 2.2 19.5
Navigational, measuring, and other instruments 3.1   6.4   9.5   19.0 10.9 12.3
Pharmaceuticals 25.3   38.7   51.4   44.7 65.6 151.6
Semiconductors and other electronic components 25.2   26.1   31.4   28.7 12.4 11.2
All manufacturing 343.9   430.7   541.1   480.6 499.9 790.6
 

KI = knowledge-intensive

NOTES: Knowledge- and technology-intensive industries are commercial knowledge-intensive services and high-technology manufacturing industries. High-technology manufacturing industries and commercial knowledge-intensive services classified by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. High technology manufacturing industries include aerospace, communications and semiconductors, computers and office machinery, navigational, measuring and other instruments, and pharmaceuticals. Knowledge-intensive services include business, financial, communications, education, and health. Commercial knowledge intensive services include business, financial, and communications services. Communications includes broadcasting, telecommunications, and Internet publishing and broadcasting. Finance does not include depository institutions. Detail may not add to total because of rounding.

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 January 2011.

Science and Engineering Indicators 2012