September 25, 2020

Coming Monday: Prototype GDP Statistics for Puerto Rico

BEA will release – for the first time – prototype statistics showing gross domestic product and its components for Puerto Rico at 11 a.m. Eastern time on Monday, September 28.

The prototype GDP statistics in the report will cover the years 2012-2018 and will include the components of GDP: consumer spending, private fixed investment, private inventory investment, imports and exports, and government spending.

Principal Federal Economic Indicators

Gross Domestic Product
Q2 2020 (2nd)
-31.7%
Personal Income
July 2020
0.4%
International Trade in Goods and Services
July 2020
-$63.6B
International Transactions
2nd quarter 2020
-$170.5 B

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Coming Monday: Prototype GDP Statistics for Puerto Rico

September 25, 2020

BEA will release – for the first time – prototype statistics showing gross domestic product and its components for Puerto Rico at 11 a.m. Eastern time on Monday, September 28.

The prototype GDP statistics in the report will cover the years 2012-2018 and will include the components of GDP: consumer spending, private fixed investment, private inventory investment, imports and exports, and government spending.

Personal Income by State, 2nd Quarter 2020

September 24, 2020

State personal income increased 34.2 percent at an annual rate in the second quarter of 2020, an acceleration from the 4.1 percent increases in the first quarter. Personal income increased in every state and the District of Columbia ranging from 15.3 percent in the District of Columbia to 76.3 percent in Massachusetts.

U.S. Current Account Deficit Widens In Second Quarter 2020

September 18, 2020

The U.S. current account deficit, which reflects the combined balances on trade in goods and services and income flows between U.S. residents and residents of other countries, widened by $59.0 billion, or 52.9 percent, to $170.5 billion in the second quarter of 2020. The widening reflected an expanded deficit on goods and reduced surpluses on primary income and on services. The second quarter deficit was 3.5 percent of current dollar gross…

Second Quarter Industry, State GDP Stats Come Earlier This Year

September 4, 2020

BEA is speeding up by weeks the release of industry and state statistics that will provide a powerful tool for analyzing the second quarter’s rapid shifts in U.S. economic activity.

July 2020 Trade Gap is $63.6 Billion

September 3, 2020

The U.S. monthly international trade deficit increased in July 2020 according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau. The deficit increased from $53.5 billion in June (revised) to $63.6 billion in July, as imports increased more than exports. The previously published June deficit was $50.7 billion. The goods deficit increased $9.3 billion in July to $80.9 billion. The services surplus decreased $0.8 billion in July…

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