Bureau of Economic Analysis

Economy, Research, Trade, GDP, Income, Consumption, Inflation


Indicator Reports

International Trade in Goods and Services - The Bureau of Economic Analysis releases a monthly international trade deficit detailing the changes in imports and exports monthly. The report further breaks down the data into both good and services and the underlying sectors. In an attempt to highlight our trading partners, there are also brief mentions of the deficit change with certain countries. Data for goods on a Census basis are compiled from the documents collected by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). (Monthly)

US GDP - A comprehensive measure of U.S. economic activity. GDP measures the value of the final goods and services produced in the United States (without double counting the intermediate goods and services used up to produce them). Changes in GDP are the most popular indicator of the nation's overall economic health. (Quarterly)

US Personal Income - Income that people get from wages and salaries, Social Security and other government benefits, dividends and interest, business ownership, and other sources. These statistics can offer clues to Americans' financial health and future consumer spending. (Monthly)

US PCE Price Index - A measure of the prices that people living in the United States, or those buying on their behalf, pay for goods and services. The PCE price index is known for capturing inflation (or deflation) across a wide range of consumer expenses and reflecting changes in consumer behavior. (Monthly)

Other Reports

BEA Research - Economic research is a critical function at the Bureau of Economic Analysis, and is conducted by staff in each of the program offices as well as the Office of the Chief Economist. BEA researchers produce a wide variety of articles, papers, and working papers, as well as regularly participate at professional meetings around the world. BEA researchers also produce a wide variety of methodological and statistical reports to support the continued improvement of the U.S. System of National Accounts. (N/A)

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