February 2020

Director’s Message

A message from Briam Moyer, Director of the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

GDP and the Economy: Advance Estimates for the Fourth Quarter of 2019

Real GDP increased 2.1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2019, reflecting positive contributions from consumer spending, federal government spending, state and local government spending, residential fixed investment, and exports.

Returns for Domestic Nonfinancial Business

Aggregate rates of return for nonfinancial corporations, industries, and selected industry groups are reported annually. Domestic nonfinancial corporate returns increased in 2018.

Territorial Economic Accounts: New Estimates of GDP for 2018, New Estimates of GDP by Industry and Compensation by Industry for 2017

New and updated estimates for American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.