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Real GDP increased 3.2 percent after increasing 1.4 percent in the second quarter. The increase primarily reflected contributions from consumer spending, exports, business investment, and federal government spending.
Net government saving increased $14.8 billion to –$843.0 billion. Net federal government saving increased $2.0 billion to –$650.4 billion. Net state and local government saving increased $12.7 billion to –$192.6 billion.
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Aggregate rates of return for nonfinancial corporations, industries, and selected industry groups as well as Q ratios. Domestic nonfinancial corporate returns decreased in 2015.
Economic growth in the second quarter of 2015 was led by private services-producing industries; 15 of 22 major industry groups contributed to the overall 1.4 percent growth in real GDP.
In 2015, the U.S. surplus on the trade in services was $262.2 billion. In 2014, services supplied to foreign markets by the foreign affiliates of U.S. multinational enterprises exceeded services supplied to U.S. markets by the U.S. affiliates of foreign multinational enterprises.
The share of production of U.S. multinational enterprises accounted for by U.S. parents increased from the previous benchmark survey (2009). The U.S. parent share of U.S. MNE employment decreased.
Personal income grew substantially faster in the metropolitan portion of the United States (4.7 percent) than in the nonmetropolitan portion (2.7 percent).
A list of the articles in the Survey of Current Business in 2016.