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Table 10.—Cross-Country Correlations Between Per Capita GNP and the Intrafirm Share of U.S. Trade in Goods with Trading Partners

U.S. exports to country U.S. imports from country
Coefficient of correlation across 59 countries between per capita GNP and the percentage of U.S. exports to or imports from country accounted for by:
Total intrafirm trade 0.601 *** 0.672 ***
Intrafirm trade between U.S. parent companies and their majority-owned foreign affiliates:
Affiliates in all industries .659 *** .122
Manufacturing affiliates .332 ** .183
Wholesale trade affiliates .731 *** .240 *
Affiliates in petroleum and other industries -.191 -.135
Intrafirm trade between U.S. affiliates and their foreign parent groups:
Affiliates in all industries .211 .709 ***
Manufacturing affiliates .649 *** .716 ***
Wholesale trade affiliates .077 .588 ***
Affiliates in petroleum and other industries -.062 -.077

*** Statistically significant at the 99-percent confidence level.

** Statistically significant at the 95-percent confidence level.

* Statistically significant at the 90-percent confidence level.

NOTE.—The sample of 59 countries consists of all of the trading partners shown in table 6 except the Netherlands Antilles, Angola, and Kuwait (see note to table 9).

GNP Gross national product