Activities of U.S. Affiliates of Foreign Multinational Enterprises, 2019

Majority-owned U.S. affiliates (MOUSAs) of foreign multinational enterprises(MNEs) employed7.95 million workers in the United States in 2019, a 1.1 percent increase from 7.86 million in 2018, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Getting to Know BEA’s International Statistics

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June 2021 Trade Gap is $75.7 Billion

The U.S. monthly international trade deficit increased in June 2021 according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau. The deficit increased from $71.0 billion in May (revised) to $75.7 billion in June, as imports increased more than exports.

Personal Income and Outlays, June 2021

Personal income increased $26.1 billion, or 0.1 percent at a monthly rate, while consumer spending increased $155.4 billion, or 1.0 percent, in June. Compensation increased in June while pandemic related assistance programs declined.

Gross Domestic Product, Second Quarter 2021 (Advance Estimate) and Annual Update

Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 6.5 percent in the second quarter of 2021, reflecting the continued economic recovery, reopening of establishments, and continued government response related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Direct Investment by Country and Industry, 2020

The U.S. direct investment abroad position, or cumulative level of investment, increased $244.9 billion to $6.15 trillion at the end of 2020 from $5.91 trillion at the end of 2019, according to statistics released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA).

GDP Updates for 2020 and Earlier Years Coming July 29

BEA will update 2020 statistics on gross domestic product, personal income, spending, saving, and other measures of the pandemic year’s economy on July 29, as part of our regular annual update of national statistics for previous years.

May 2021 Trade Gap is $71.2 Billion

The U.S. monthly international trade deficit increased in May 2021 according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau. The deficit increased from $69.1 billion in April (revised) to $71.2 billion in May, as imports increased more than exports.

New Foreign Direct Investment in the United States, 2020

Expenditures by foreign direct investors to acquire, establish, or expand U.S. businesses totaled $120.7 billion in 2020, down 45.4 percent from $221.2 billion in 2019.

U.S. International Investment Position Year 2020

The U.S. net international investment position, the difference between U.S. residents’ foreign financial assets and liabilities, was –$14.01 trillion at the end of 2020, according to statistics released by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA).

U.S. International Investment Position First Quarter 2021

The U.S. net international investment position, the difference between U.S. residents’ foreign financial assets and liabilities, was –$14.32 trillion at the end of the first quarter of 2021, according to statistics released by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA).

Gross Domestic Product by State, 1st Quarter 2021

Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in the first quarter of 2021, as real GDP for the nation increased at an annual rate of 6.4 percent.