Updated international services data available and Earlier data on services to be included in GDP
Real GDP increased 1.9 percent after increasing 3.5 percent in the third quarter, primarily reflecting positive contributions from consumer spending, inventory investment, residential and nonresidential fixed investment, and state and local government spending.
New and updated estimates for American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
A study of revisions to the first published estimates of the quarterly international transactions accounts for 1999–2015 shows that the accounts provide an accurate picture of economic activity between U.S. residents and foreign residents.
Real GDP by state increased in 48 states and the District of Columbia. Real GDP ranged from a 7.1 percent increase in South Dakota to 0.1 percent decreases in Alaska and New Mexico.