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The United States Bureau of Economic Analysis provides the following data and reports.


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The estimates of GDP for American Samoa show that real GDP-GDP adjusted to remove price changes-decreased 2.5 percent in 2016 after increasing 1.2 percent in 2015 (see Table 1.3). For comparison, real GDP for the United States (excluding the territories) increased 1.5 percent in 2016 after increasing 2.9 percent in 2015. Full Text
The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, through the Department of Commerce, announced today that the goods and services deficit was $43.6 billion in June, down $2.7 billion from $46.4 billion in May, revised. June exports were $194.4 billion, $2.4 billion more than May exports. June imports were $238.0 billion, $0.4 billion less than May imports. Full Text
Personal income decreased $3.5 billion (less than -0.1 percent) in June according to estimates released today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Disposable personal income (DPI) decreased $4.2 billion (less than -0.1 percent) and personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased $8.1 billion (0.1 percent). Full Text
Real gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 2.6 percent in the second quarter of 2017 (table 1), according to the “advance” estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the first quarter, real GDP increased 1.2 percent (revised). Full Text
Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased in 43 states and the District of Columbia in the first quarter of 2017. Real GDP by state growth in the first quarter ranged from 3.9 percent in Texas to -4.0 percent in Nebraska. Full Text
Real estate and rental and leasing; mining; and durable goods manufacturing were the leading contributors to the increase in U.S. economic growth in the first quarter of 2017. According to gross domestic product (GDP) by industry statistics released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, 13 of 22 industry groups contributed to the overall 1.4 percent increase in real GDP in the first quarter. Full Text
Expenditures by foreign direct investors to acquire, establish, or expand U.S. businesses totaled $373.4 billion in 2016. Spending was down 15 percent from $439.6 billion in 2015, but was above the annual average of $350.0 billion for 2014-2015, and was well above the annual average of $226.0 billion for 2006-2008. As in previous years, expenditures to acquire existing businesses accounted for a large majority of the total. Full Text

ERRATA: Table 1 and relevant text in the "U.S. Net International Investment Position: First Quarter 2017, Year 2016, and Annual Update" news release and corresponding statistics in the Interactive Tables were corrected on July 5, 2017. The corrections affect statistics for portfolio investment long-term debt liabilities and related aggregate statistics for the first quarter of 2017. Related financial transactions statistics were also corrected; see the "U.S. International Transactions: First Quarter 2017 and Annual Update" news release.

The U.S. net international investment position increased to -$8,141.2 billion (preliminary) at the end of the first quarter of 2017 from -$8,318.4 billion (revised) at the end of the fourth quarter of 2016, according to statistics released today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). The $177.2 billion increase reflected a $983.8 billion increase in U.S. assets and an $806.6 billion increase in U.S. liabilities.

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State personal income growth accelerated to 1.0 percent on average in the first quarter of 2017 from 0.3 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016. Earnings and personal current transfer receipts were the leading contributors to growth for the nation and in most states. Full Text
Real spending (output) on travel and tourism turned up in the first quarter of 2017, increasing at an annual rate of 0.4 percent after decreasing 2.7 percent (revised) in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to new statistics released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In contrast, real gross domestic product (GDP) for the nation decelerated, increasing 1.2 percent in the first quarter (second estimate) after increasing 2.1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016. Full Text