Box: The Comprehensive NIPA Revision on the Internet

Information on the comprehensive revision of the national income and product accounts (NIPA's) is being posted on the BEA Web site at <www.bea.doc.gov> and on the STAT-USA Web site at <www.stat-usa.gov>.

On the BEA site, a separate page has been set up that can be reached directly from the BEA home page. At present, the following information is available:

The GDP news release that presents the initial results of the comprehensive revision will be posted within minutes of the official release at 8:30 a.m. on October 28, 1999. The "Selected NIPA Tables," which present the revised estimates for recent years and quarters, will be posted later that day. Additional information will be posted as soon as it becomes available.

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