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Survey of Current Business

Table of Contents
September 2000

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Regular features

1 Business Situation (PDF)

Real GDP accelerated modestly to a 5.3-percent increase in the second quarter of 2000 from a 4.8-percent increase in the first quarter; in contrast, real final sales of domestic product decelerated sharply to a 3.5-percent increase from a 6.7-percent increase. The price index for gross domestic purchases increased 2.3 percent after increasing 3.8 percent. Corporate profits increased $27.7 billion (3.0 percent at a quarterly rate) in the second quarter after increasing $43.1 billion (4.8 percent) in the first. The Federal Government surplus increased $2.0 billion, to $237.8 billion, in the second quarter after increasing $92.5 billion in the first. The State and local government surplus increased $2.2 billion, to $54.2 billion, after decreasing $14.6 billion.




Reports and statistical presentations

14 Customer Service Report for Fiscal Year 2000 (PDF)

16 Annual NIPA Revision: Newly Available Tables (PDF)

19 Fixed Assets and Consumer Durable Goods for 1925-99 (PDF)

31 Foreign Direct Investment in the United States: Detail for Historical-Cost Position and Related Capital and Income Flows, 1999 (PDF)

61 U.S. Direct Investment Abroad: Detail for Historical-Cost Position and Related Capital and Income Flows, 1999 (PDF)



D-1 BEA Current and Historical Data

National Estimates

D-2 Selected NIPA Tables (PDF)

D-29 Other NIPA and NIPA-Related Tables (PDF)

D-38 Historical Measures (PDF)

D-41 Domestic Perspectives (PDF)

D-43 Charts (PDF)

International Estimates

D-51 Transactions Tables (PDF)

D-57 Investment Tables (PDF)

D-62 International Perspectives (PDF)

D-64 Charts (PDF)

Regional Estimates

D-65 State and Regional Tables (PDF)

D-69 Local Area Table (PDF)

D-71 Charts (PDF)


D-73 Additional Information About the NIPA Estimates

D-75 Suggested Reading




Inside back cover: Getting BEA's Estimates

Back cover: Schedule of Upcoming BEA News Releases


Looking Ahead

Gross State Product by Industry. An article that presents new estimates of gross state product for 1998 and revised estimates for 1977-97 will be published in the October issue of the Survey . These estimates incorporate the results of the most recent comprehensive revisions of State personal income, of the national estimates of gross product by industry, and of the national income and product accounts.