A message from Mary Bohman, Acting Director of the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
Real GDP decreased 5.0 percent in the first quarter of 2020, reflecting negative contributions from consumer spending, inventory investment, exports, and nonresidential fixed investment.
Revised quarterly and annual statistics that incorporate newly available and revised source data as well as updated seasonal factors.
The U.S. current-account deficit decreased to $104.2 billion in the first quarter from $104.3 billion in the fourth quarter of 2019.
The net international investment position decreased from −$11.05 trillion in the fourth quarter of 2019 to −$12.06 trillion in the first quarter of 2020. The position decreased from −$9.67 trillion in 2018 to −$11.05 trillion in 2019.
How BEA Aligns and Augments Source Data from the U.S. Treasury Department for Inclusion in the International Transactions Accounts
The estimates of financial-account flows, which are based on Treasury Department data, are adjusted to align the estimates with balance-of-payments concepts and to close gaps in coverage.
Transactions of State and Local Government Defined Benefit Pension Plans: Experimental Estimates by State
Transactions of state and local government defined pension plans, including an experimental set of statistics for 2000 to 2018.