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Survey of Current Business

Table of Contents
February 1999

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Special in this issue

8 Note on the Personal Saving Rate (PDF)

10 Upcoming Changes in the Classification of Current and Capital Transactions in the U.S. International Accounts (PDF)

12 U.S. Resource Flows to Developing Countries and Multilateral Organizations, 1993-97 (PDF)

Regular features

1 Business Situation (PDF)

U.S. economic activity picked up in the fourth quarter of 1998: Real GDP increased 5.6 percent after increasing 3.7 percent in the third quarter. Inflation remained low: The price index for gross domestic purchases increased 0.9 percent after increasing 0.7 percent.

16 Personal Income by State and Region, Third Quarter 1998 (PDF)

Personal income in the Nation increased $78.9 billion, or 1.1 percent, in the third quarter of 1998. By region, the largest increases were in the Southeast and the Far West. By State, personal income grew rapidly in Nevada, Colorado, Washington, and Arizona. Personal income declined in Montana and grew slowly in Indiana, South Dakota, and Iowa.

Reports and statistical presentations

D--1 BEA Current and Historical Data

National Data:

D--2 Selected NIPA Tables (PDF)

D--27 Other NIPA and NIPA-Related Tables (PDF)

D--36 Historical Tables (PDF)

D--41 Domestic Perspectives (PDF)

D--43 Charts (PDF)

International Data:

D--51 Transactions Tables (PDF)

D--57 Investment Tables (PDF)

D--62 International Perspectives (PDF)

D--64 Charts (PDF)

Regional Data:

D--65 State and Regional Tables (PDF)

D--69 Local Area Table (PDF)

D--71 Charts (PDF)

Appendixes: (PDF)

D--73 Appendix A: Additional Information About BEA's NIPA Estimates

D--75 Appendix B: Suggested Reading

Inside back cover: BEA Information (PDF)
(A listing of recent BEA publications available from GPO)

Back cover: Schedule of Upcoming BEA News Releases (PDF)