October 17, 2018

Gross Domestic Product for the Commonwealth of the Mariana Islands (CNMI), 2017

The estimates of GDP for the CNMI show that real GDP—GDP adjusted to remove price changes—increased 25.1 percent in 2017 after increasing 28.2 percent in 2016. For comparison, real GDP for the United States (excluding the territories) increased 2.2 percent in 2017 after increasing 1.6 percent in 2016.

Principal Federal Economic Indicators

Gross Domestic Product Q2 2018 +4.2%
Personal Income August 2018 +0.3%
International Trade in Goods & Services (Trade Balance) August 2018 -$53.2B
U.S. International Transactions (Current Account Balance) Q2 2018 -$101.5B

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Northern Mariana Islands’ GDP Increases in 2017

October 17, 2018

The estimates of GDP for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands show that real GDP—GDP adjusted to remove price changes—increased 25.1 percent in 2017, after increasing 28.2 percent in 2016. For comparison, real GDP for the United States (excluding the territories) increased 2.2 percent in 2017 after increasing 1.6 percent in 2016.

August 2018 Trade Gap is $53.2 Billion

October 5, 2018

The U.S. monthly international trade deficit increased in August 2018 according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau. The deficit increased from $50.0 billion in July (revised) to $53.2 billion in August, as exports decreased and imports increased. The previously published July deficit was $50.1 billion. The goods deficit increased $3.6 billion in August to $76.7 billion. The services surplus increased $0.4… Read More

Personal Consumption Expenditures by State, 2017

October 4, 2018

State personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased on average 4.3 percent in 2017, an acceleration from the 3.8 percent increase in 2016. The percent change in PCE across all states ranged from 6.9 percent in Idaho to 2.0 percent in North Dakota.

Personal Income Rises in August

September 28, 2018

Personal income increased 0.3 percent in August, the same increase as in July. Wages and salaries, the largest component of personal income, increased 0.5 percent in August after increasing 0.3 percent in July.

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GDP Increases in Second Quarter

September 27, 2018

Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased 4.2 percent in the second quarter of 2018, according to the “third” estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The growth rate was unchanged from the “second” estimate released in August. In the first quarter, real GDP increased 2.2 percent.

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