Survey of Current Business

Chronicling 100 Years of the U.S. Economy

May 2020
Volume 100, Number 5

May 2020

Director’s Message

A message from Mary Bohman, Acting Director of the Bureau of Economic Analysis. [PDF]

GDP and the Economy: Advance Estimates for the First Quarter of 2020

Real GDP decreased 4.8 percent in the first quarter of 2020, reflecting negative contributions from consumer spending, nonresidential fixed investment, exports, and inventory investment. [PDF]