Real GDP declined 6.2 percent after declining 0.5 percent in the third quarter, reflecting a downturn in exports and a larger decrease in investment in equipment and software. The fourth-quarter estimate was revised down 2.4 percentage points from the advance estimate.
A look at planned improvements to these accounts, including the development of quarterly GDP by industry statistics and better integration between the annual industry accounts and the benchmark input-output accounts.
Upcoming in the Survey...
Quarterly Regional Report. State personal income for the fourth quarter of 2008 and per capita personal income for 2008.
U.S. International Transactions. Transactions for the fourth quarter of 2008 and for 2008.