Raw data on Japanese entries into the United States during the period were collected by the International Trade Administration at the Department of Commerce and published annually in Foreign Direct Investment in the United States, which gives a date and four-digit SIC code for each entry event.
在這段期間內, 有關日本廠商進入美國的原始之資料, 每年都由美國商務部的國際貿易管理處收集並且在 "外國直接國投資的年報"裡公佈，每個進入案件都會給予一個日期以及四位數SIC代碼...
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"SIC code" stands for
"Standard Industrial Classification" code: 標準產業分類號碼