U.S. Direct Investment Position Abroad, Capital Outflows, and Income

Added By Infochimps

The Statistical Abstract files are distributed by the US Census Department as Microsoft Excel files. These files have data mixed with notes and references, multiple tables per sheet, and, worst of all, the table headers are not easily matched to their rows and columns.

A few files had extraneous characters in the title. These were corrected to be consistent. A few files have a sheet of crufty gibberish in the first slot. The sheet order was shuffled but no data were changed.

The tables that were changed (this is table 1267):

0166 0257 0362 0429 0445 0446 0459 0461 0462 0464 0465 0466 0467
0469 0479 0480 0481 0482 0483 0484 0485 0486 0487 0559 0628 0629
1144 1227 1231

This dataset consists of a table of 29 rows and 27 columns.

In millions of dollars. Based on 1997 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). Beginning 2002, based on NAICS 2002; see text, Section 15. Beginning 2002, based on NAICS 2002; see text, Section 15. U.S. investment abroad is the ownership or control by one U.S. person of 10% or more of the voting securities of an incorporated foreign business enterprise or an equivalent interest in a unincorporated foreign business enterprise. Negative position can occur when a U.S. parent company’s liabilities to the foreign affiliate are greater that its equity in, and loans to the foreign affiliate


  1. North American Industry Classification System
  2. Prior to 2006, income is shown net of withholding taxes. For 2006 forward, income is shown gross of withholding taxes.
  3. Included in other industries starting with 2003
  4. Included in other industries prior to 2003


Public Domain (Government Work)

This dataset was prepared by the government and is therefore in the public domain. There are no restrictions upon its use.