Table 3.—Sources of Revisions to the Current-Cost Adjustment

[Millions of dollars]

(Credits +; debits -) 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
U.S. direct investment abroad:
Current-cost adjustment (table 5, line 8 and table 5, line 22 with sign reversed):
Revised3,4213,0533,5015,7334,5645,1244,2166,1226,5375,5376,0867,1657,4467,4078,26710,43911,185
Changes due to improved estimates of depreciation, depletion, and expensed exploration and development expenditures-3-1,000-1,109-972-1,416-1,190-4081-7-2931551-2,393-4,556-2,503-1,094
Changes due to improved estimates of economic depreciation5,4935,8505,3116,0296,5968,1137,0476,8917,5766,8936,0626,4125,4825,2206,5845,6353,814
As a result of revised price and investment data-586-231-67-41-85126-156-143-180-228-180-362-783-2991,4581,222n.a.
As a result of shortened service lives-1,696-1,559-1,462-1,401-1,477-1,511-1,593-1,674-1,900-2,074-2,307-2,386-2,736-3,179-3,826-4,132n.a.
As a result of improved separate estimates of equipment and structures investment-290-326-361-330-304-312-349-345-361-396-495-591-824-958-863-811n.a.
As a result of improved treatment of transfers of used equipment and structures3,2053,0112,1922,6542,7283,6492,7002,8923,8543,7753,8394,9744,9984,7785,0014,516n.a.
As a result of improved method4,8604,9555,0095,1475,7346,1616,4456,1616,1635,8165,2054,7774,8274,8784,8144,840n.a.
Previously published-2,069-1,797-701676-616-1,799-2,423-770-1,032-1,327-76981,9634,5806,2397,3078,465
Foreign direct investment in the United States:
Current-cost adjustment (table 5, line 49 and table 5, line 63 with sign reversed):
Revised1,1861,057878411389729410357-529-895-1,753-1,889-2,343-872-4,522-3,776-4,415
Changes due to improved estimates of depreciation, depletion, and expensed exploration and development expenditures3-102-20-2210-1000-2,406-2,145-3,351
Changes due to improved estimates of economic depreciation-163-259-71-131-633-881-919-1,037-1,691-3,038-3,559-2,846-1,991-9461,0702,287
As a result of revised price and investment data-264-103-510145394599521665697162-2824171,4011,2591,565n.a.
As a result of improved separate estimates of equipment and structures investment10721425620621325615676-20-82-44-30196429324352n.a.
As a result of improved treatment of transfers of used equipment and structures1,1871,0541,2111,3931,337519246319-233-1,224-1,572-787-605-3141,8453,276n.a.
As a result of improved method-1,193-1,167-1,357-1,670-1,826-1,802-1,882-1,835-1,449-1,082-1,584-2,460-2,854-3,507-4,374-4,123n.a.
Previously published1,3461,0608194805221,3621,2931,2745077961,2861,6705031,119-1,170-2,701-3,351

NOTE.—Reading from previously published estimates to revised estimates, changes attributable to a source of revision are computed after the introduction of preceding sources of revision. For example, changes attributable to the improved treatment of transfers of used equipment and structures are computed after the introduction of the improved method.

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