Table 7. U.S. Direct Investment Abroad (USDIA) in Canada and Mexico and in Other Selected Regions: 1994-2000

Table 7. U.S. Direct Investment Abroad (USDIA) in Canada and Mexico and in Other Selected Regions: 1994-2000

(Millions of dollars)

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  1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 Percentage change, 1994-2000 Annual growth rate, 1994-2000
Total, all countries 612,893 699,015 795,195 871,316 1,000,703 1,130,789 1,244,654 103.1 12.5
Canada  74,221  83,498  89,592  96,626    98,200   111,051   126,421  70.3  9.3
Mexico  16,968  16,873  19,351  24,050    26,657    32,262    35,414 108.7 13.0
NAFTA partner totals  91,189 100,371 108,943 120,676   124,857   143,313   161,835  77.5 10.0
NAFTA partner share of total USDIA (percent)    14.9    14.4    13.7    13.8      12.5      12.7      13.0    
Investment in Mexico relative to investment in Canada (percent)    22.9    20.2    21.6    24.9      27.1      29.1      28.0    
Europe 297,133 344,596 389,378 425,139   518,433   588,341   648,731 118.3 13.9
Latin America and other Western Hemisphere countries 116,478 131,377 155,925 180,818   196,755   220,705   239,388 105.5 12.8

NOTE: The Bureau of Economic Analysis defines U.S. direct investment abroad as the ownership or control, directly or indirectly, by 1 U.S. person of 10 percent or more of the voting securities of an incorporated foreign business enterprise or the equivalent interest in an unincorporated foreign business enterprise.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, International Accounts Data, U.S. Direct Investment Abroad, available at http://www.bea.doc.gov/bea/di/dia-ctry.htm as of July 25, 2001.