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Table 9.—Average Intrafirm Shares of U.S. Trade in Goods with Trading Partners Grouped by Per Capita GNP, 1992

Number of countries Intrafirm trade of U.S. MNC's Intrafirm trade of foreign MNC's
As a percentage of U.S. exports to country As a percentage of U.S. imports from country As a percentage of U.S. exports to country As a percentage of U.S. imports from country
All countries 59 13.0 10.8 6.2 14.5
GNP per capita (U.S. dollars):
20,000 or more 14 22.6 10.7 9.9 35.1
10,000 to 19,999 9 22.1 21.7 4.5 13.4
2,000 to 9,999 15 9.6 10.5 7.9 12.9
1,000 to 1,999 10 5.9 6.8 1.2 2.3
Less than 1,000 11 4.3 6.1 5.3 2.6

NOTES.—Countries are grouped by their per capita GNP. The average intrafirm-trade shares shown are unweighted averages for all countries in a given size group.

The 59 countries consist of all of the trading partners shown in table 6 except the Netherlands Antilles, Angola, and Kuwait (countries for which 1992 data on per capita GNP are not available).

The data on GNP per capita for all of the countries except Taiwan are from the World Bank, World Development Report, 1994. For Taiwan, the U.S.-dollar value of GNP per capita, from Taiwan Government sources, was provided by the International Trade Administration.

GNP Gross national product