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Table 1.—Selected Data of Nonbank U.S. Affiliates of Foreign Direct Investors, 1977-92

Millions of dollars Thousands of employees Millions of dollars Addendum: Gross product of affiliates as a percentage of GDP of all nonbank U.S. businesses/3/
Gross product/1/ Sales Net income Employee compensation Total assets Gross property, plant, and equipment Expenditures for new plant and equipment Research and development expenditures/2/ U.S. merchandise exports shipped by affiliates U.S. merchandise imports shipped to affiliates
1977 35,222 193,991 3,966 18,781 1,218.7 143,488 66,785 7,558 933 24,858 43,896 2.3
1978 42,920 241,543 4,843 24,225 1,429.9 181,187 80,683 9,318 1,230 32,169 56,567 2.5
1979 55,424 327,870 7,301 31,686 1,753.2 228,556 101,209 11,150 1,584 44,341 63,039 2.9
1980 70,906 412,390 8,759 40,047 2,033.9 291,339 127,838 16,891 1,946 52,199 75,803 3.4
1981 98,828 510,218 11,234 54,798 2,416.6 406,985 187,956 26,716 3,110 64,066 82,259 4.2
1982 103,489 518,087 3,830 61,487 2,448.1 476,439 225,235 28,068 3,744 60,236 84,290 4.3
1983 111,490 536,640 5,584 66,807 2,546.5 531,738 244,012 23,179 4,164 53,854 81,464 4.3
1984 128,761 593,571 9,605 73,155 2,714.3 602,522 269,462 25,225 4,738 58,186 100,489 4.4
1985 134,852 632,983 5,398 79,933 2,862.2 741,077 295,181 28,919 5,240 56,401 113,331 4.3
1986 142,120 672,004 2,458 86,492 2,937.9 838,039 320,215 28,516 5,804 49,560 125,732 4.3
1987 157,869 744,617 7,820 96,009 3,224.3 943,654 353,278 33,035 6,521 48,091 143,537 4.5
1988 190,384 886,407 12,049 119,588 3,844.2 1,200,823 418,069 44,322 7,834 69,541 155,533 5.0
1989 223,420 1,056,645 9,286 144,158 4,511.5 1,431,315 489,461 55,164 9,465 86,316 171,847 5.6
1990 239,279 1,175,857 -4,535 163,592 4,734.5 1,550,238 578,355 69,580 11,522 92,308 182,936 5.7
1991/r/ 257,634 1,185,858 -11,018 175,969 4,871.9 1,752,628 640,140 69,816 11,872 96,933 178,702 6.0
1992/p/ 265,924 1,222,651 -20,492 181,709 4,705.5 1,809,950 660,817 60,861 13,603 100,615 182,152 5.8
Percent change from preceding year:
1990 7.1 11.3 n.m. 13.5 4.9 8.3 18.2 26.1 21.7 6.9 6.5
1991 7.7 .9 n.m. 7.6 2.9 13.1 10.7 .3 3.0 5.0 -2.3
1992 3.2 3.1 n.m. 3.3 -3.4 3.3 3.2 -12.8 14.6 3.8 1.9

r Revised.

p Preliminary.

n.m. Not meaningful.

  1. Data for 1988-91 are revised.
  2. Research and development financed by U.S. affiliates, whether performed by themselves or by others.
  3. GDP of all nonbank U.S. businesses excludes GDP of depository institutions, of government and government enterprises, and of private households; imputed GDP of owner-occupied farm and nonfarm housing; rental income of persons; business transfer payments; subsidies; and the statistical discrepancy.

GDP Gross domestic product