GDP for the U.S. Virgin Islands Increases in 2016

Today, the Bureau of Economic Analysis is releasing estimates of gross domestic product for the U.S. Virgin Islands for 2016, in addition to estimates of GDP by industry and compensation by industry for 2015.  These estimates were developed under the Statistical Improvement Program funded by the… Read More

Real Disposable Personal Income Rises in October

Personal income increased 0.4 percent in October, the same increase as in September. Wages and salaries, the largest component of personal income, increased 0.3 percent in October after increasing 0.5 percent in September.

GDP Increases in Third Quarter

Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased 3.3 percent in the third quarter of 2017, according to the “second” estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the second quarter of 2017, real GDP increased 3.1 percent.

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by State: Second Quarter 2017

Local Area Personal Income: 2016

September 2017 Trade Gap is $43.5 Billion

The U.S. monthly international trade deficit increased in September 2017 according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau. The deficit increased from $42.8 billion in August (revised) to $43.5 billion in September, as imports increased more than exports. The… Read More

Gross Domestic Product by Industry: Second Quarter 2017 Annual Update: 2014 through First Quarter 2017

Mining; professional, scientific, and technical services; and health care and social assistance were the leading contributors to the increase in U.S. economic growth in the second quarter of 2017. Overall, 17 of 22 industry groups contributed to the 3.1 percent increase in real GDP in the second… Read More

Consumer Spending Rises in September

Personal income increased 0.4 percent in September after increasing 0.2 percent in August. Wages and salaries, the largest component of personal income, increased 0.4 percent in September after increasing 0.1 percent in August.

GDP Increases in Third Quarter

Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased 3.0 percent in the third quarter of 2017, according to the “advance” estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the second quarter of 2017, real GDP increased 3.1 percent.

GDP highlights

The increase in real GDP… Read More

CNMI GDP Increases in 2016

Today, the Bureau of Economic Analysis is releasing estimates of gross domestic product for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands for 2016, in addition to estimates of GDP by industry and compensation by industry for 2015. These estimates were developed under the Statistical… Read More

August 2017 Trade Gap is $42.4 Billion

The U.S. monthly international trade deficit decreased in August 2017 according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau. The deficit decreased from $43.6 billion in July (revised) to $42.4 billion in August, as exports increased and imports decreased. The previously… Read More