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U.S.

Trade and Investment in the Indo-Pacific:


Where We Are Now and How We Got Here

Kurt Tong, United States Consul General to Hong Kong and Macau
U.S. FDI Stock To and From Indo-Pacific
1,000,000 20.0%
900,000 18.0%
800,000 16.0%
FDI in Millions of USD

700,000 14.0%

Percent of global total


600,000 12.0%
500,000 10.0%
400,000 8.0%
300,000 6.0%
200,000 4.0%
100,000 2.0%
0 0.0%
1967
1969
1971
1973
1975
1977
1979
1981
1983
1985
1987
1989
1991
1993
1995
1997
1999
2001
2003
2005
2007
2009
2011
2013
2015
2017
Outward US$ Million Inward US$ Million Outward FDI as % of Total
U.S. Trade with Indo-Pacific, 1970 - 2010
Goods Trade (millions of USD) Services Trade (millions of USD)
1200000 300000

1000000 250000

800000 200000

600000 150000

400000 100000

200000 50000

0 0
1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000 2010
Imports Exports Imports Exports
Leading Trading Partners, 1970-2010
1970 1990 2010
% of Trade with Main Partners % of Trade with Main Partners % of Trade with Main Partners

6.4
0
20.5

17.1

32.6 5.7
4.2 42
44.2 5.6
10.9
52.6
4.4

0 5.4 1.8 10.5 10.2


4.3
5.1 16.5

China Japan
South Korea India
Taiwan Singapore
Others
U.S. Goods Trade with Indo-Pacific, 1969-2017
1,600,000 40.0%

1,400,000 35.0%

1,200,000 30.0%

1,000,000 25.0%

800,000 20.0%

600,000 15.0%

400,000 10.0%

200,000 5.0%

- 0.0%
1970
1972
1974
1976
1978
1980
1982
1984
1986
1988
1990
1992
1994
1996
1998
2000
2002
2004
2006
2008
2010
2012
2014
2016
Imports US$ Million Exports US$ Million
Total Trade US$ Million Total trade as % of US total trade w/ world
U.S. Trade and Investment in the Indo-Pacific:
Where We Are Now and How We Got Here

Kurt Tong, United States Consul General to Hong Kong and Macau