Real GDP increased 0.1 percent after increasing 2.6 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013. The slowdown reflected downturns in exports and business investment, a larger decrease in inventory investment, and a slowdown in consumer spending.
The leading contributors to economic growth in the fourth quarter of 2013 were nondurable-goods manufacturing; professional, scientific, and technical services; and wholesale trade. Fifteen of twenty-two major industry groups contributed to the growth.
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U.S. Travel and Tourism Satellite Accounts. Updated output, employment, and other statistics for travel and tourism for 2007–2013.