Real GDP increased 1.8 percent after increasing 3.1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2010. Imports turned up, consumer spending and nonresidential investment slowed, and federal government spending decreased more.
An update on BEA’s development of regional price parities, which show price level differences across geographic areas and expenditure classes. These parities were used to adjust regional per capita personal income measures for 2005–2009.
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U.S. Travel and Tourism Satellite Accounts. Updated output, employment, and other statistics for travel and tourism for 2006–2009.