August 2023

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Direct Investment by Country and Industry for 2022

Growth in the outward investment position increased $212.2 billion to $6.58 trillion, up 3.3 percent from 2021. The inward investment position increased $216.8 billion to $5.25 trillion, up 4.3 percent from 2021.

August 18, 2023

Preview of the 2023 Comprehensive Update of the Regional Economic Accounts

A look at upcoming improvements to statistics for GDP, personal income, personal consumption expenditures, and regional price parities to be introduced as part of the 2023 update, which will mark the first concurrent release of comprehensive updates of BEA's national, industry, and regional accounts.

August 15, 2023

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New Foreign Direct Investment in the United States in 2022

Spending by foreign direct investors to acquire, establish, or expand U.S. businesses totaled $177.5 billion, down $185.1 billion from 2021. Employment at these businesses was 142,700 workers.

August 15, 2023

GDP and the Economy: Advance Estimates for the Second Quarter of 2023

Real GDP increased 2.4 percent in the second quarter of 2023, reflecting increases in consumer spending, nonresidential fixed investment, state and local government spending, and private inventory investment.

August 2, 2023