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Statement by Acting U.S. Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank on New Residential Construction in June 2012

WASHINGTON – The Commerce Department’s U.S. Census Bureau today released June 2012 data on new residential construction. Housing starts in June 2012 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 760,000, up 6.9 percent from May’s revised estimate and … Continue reading

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Statement from Commerce Secretary John Bryson on International Trade in Goods and Services in February 2012

U.S. Secretary of Commerce John Bryson issued the following statement today on the release of the February 2012 U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services report (PDF) by the Commerce Department’s Census Bureau and Bureau of Economic Analysis. U…. Continue reading

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Statement from Commerce Secretary John Bryson on Retail Sales in February 2012

WASHINGTON – The Commerce Department’s Census Bureau today released retail sales data for February 2012. Retail and food services sales were $407.8 billion, up 1.1 percent from the previous month and up 6.5 percent from one year ago. This… Continue reading

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Statement from Commerce Secretary John Bryson on Retail Sales in January 2012

WASHINGTON – The Commerce Department’s U.S. Census Bureau today released retail sales data for January 2012. Total retail sales grew 0.4 percent from December 2011 to January 2012.  Excluding automobiles, January 2012 retail sales grew 0…. Continue reading

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Statement from U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson on the Advance Estimate of Gross Domestic Product in the Fourth Quarter 2011

The U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis today released the advance estimate of gross domestic product (GDP) for the fourth quarter of 2011.  Real GDP rose 2.8 percent at an annual rate, up from 1.8 percent in the third quarter… Continue reading

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October Personal Income Statement from Commerce Department Chief Economist Mark Doms

Washington, DC. The U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis today released data on personal income and outlays for October 2011. Personal income rose 0.4 percent in October, exceeding private-sector forecasts of a 0.3 percent increase…. Continue reading

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Statement from U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson on the Advance Estimate of Gross Domestic Product in the Third Quarter 2011

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis today released the advance estimate of gross domestic product (GDP) for the third quarter of 2011.  Real GDP rose 2.5 percent at an annual rate, consistent with priva… Continue reading

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Statement from Acting Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank on Retail Sales in September 2011

WASHINGTON – The Commerce Department’s U.S. Census Bureau today released retail sales data for September 2011. Retail sales surged 1.1 percent, exceeding private sector expectations of a 0.7 percent advance. Motor vehicle and parts sales jumpe… Continue reading

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Statement from Acting U.S. Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank on U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services in August 2011

WASHINGTON – Acting U.S. Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank issued the following statement today on the release of the August 2011 U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services report by the Commerce Department’s U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bure… Continue reading

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Statement from Acting U.S. Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank on U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services in July 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Acting U.S. Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank issued the following statement today on the release of the July 2011 U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services report by the Commerce Department’s U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. … Continue reading

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