US GDP Revised Up To +0.4% SAAR For Q4 2012

The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis reports in its third estimate for the fourth quarter of 2012 that gross domestic product grew at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of +0.4%. This is an improvement from the second estimate that projected a +0.1% SAAR.

Seasonally adjusted annual rates of growth by GDP components in Q4 2012:

  • Personal Consumption Expenditures: +1.8% from +1.6% in Q3 2012.
  • Fixed Investment: +14.0% compared to +0.9% in Q3 2012.
  • Exports: -2.8% compared to +1.9% in Q3 2012.
  • Imports: -4.2% compared to -0.6% in Q3 2012.
  • Government Consumption Expenditures: -7.0% compared to -3.9% in Q3 2012.

GDP components by their contribution to total real GDP:

US Q4 2012 GDP by Component 3 28 2013 650x433 US GDP Revised Up To +0.4% SAAR For Q4 2012

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