December 2022

Director’s Message

A message from Vipin Arora, Director of the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

GDP and the Economy: Second Estimates for the Third Quarter of 2022

Real GDP increased 2.9 percent in the third quarter of 2022, reflecting increases in exports, consumer spending, nonresidential fixed investment, state and local government spending, and federal government spending that were partly offset by decreases in residential fixed investment and private inventory investment.

Visual Essay

Activities of U.S. Multinational Enterprises in 2020

A look at the results of the 2020 Annual Survey of U.S. Direct Investment Abroad. Worldwide employment by U.S. multinational enterprises decreased 1.8 percent in 2020 to 42.4 million workers.

2022 Subject Guide

A list of articles in the Survey of Current Business in 2022.

BEA 2023 News Release Schedule

A list of BEA news releases scheduled for 2023.