A look at foreign direct investment and domestic economic activity
Real GDP increased 2.9 percent after increasing 1.4 percent in the second quarter. The third-quarter increase reflected positive contributions from consumer spending, exports, federal government spending, and business investment.
The data and methods used to prepare current-dollar and real gross domestic product and current-dollar gross domestic income, reflecting the 2016 annual NIPA update.
Growth in PCE by state in 2015 ranged from 1.5 percent in Wyoming to 5.0 percent in Florida. Average PCE growth across all states was 3.6 percent.