Learning unit: The United States economy. Exports of products and services. Syllabus:
The United States: the biggest and most technologically powerful economy in the world.
Sample of the learning unit (United States economy):
Learning unit summary (United States economy):The United States is
- biggest recipient of Foreign direct investment of the world.
- third biggest agricultural economy of the world,
- leader in private pension fund (40% of the global fund management industry)
- biggest market in the world for computer hardware products.
- second biggest market for cement of the world (is also) the biggest importer of cement.
- Construction sector is the biggest of the world.
- biggest manufacturer and consumer of instrumentation
- 10% of United States Gross domestic product is related to transportation and Logistics activity.
- Software market is the biggest in the world
- Leads the world in installed wind generation capacity.
- The United States keeps the oldest and most dominant position worldwide in venture capital.
- The United States domestic market for machine tools is the third biggest in the world
United States exports of products and services augmented by 3.2% in March 2010 to 148 billion dollar since February 2010, while imports augmented 3.1% to 188.3 billion dollar over the same period.