(Billions of current U.S. dollars)
|Total, all countries||189||222||165||6|
|Latin America and Other Western Hemisphere||147||169||183||197|
|Asia and Pacific||-1||6||7||6|
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% 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 Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics; based on data from U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, International Accounts Data, "U.S. Direct Investments Abroad" and "Foreign Direct Investment in the United States," available at http://www.bea.doc.gov/bea/di, as of May 2002.