The Daily Friday, February 28, 2020
February 28, 2020
Gross domestic product, income and expenditure, fourth quarter 2019
Growth in real gross domestic product slowed to 0.1% in the fourth quarter, owing to a decrease in business investment and weak international trade. These declines were offset by increased household spending. Final domestic demand edged up 0.2%, after rising 0.8% in the third quarter.
Gross domestic product by industry, December 2019
Real gross domestic product increased 0.3% in December, after edging up 0.1% in November, as 15 of 20 industrial sectors grew.
Environmental and Clean Technology Products Economic Account: Data tables, 2018
Data for the Environmental and Clean Technology Products Economic Account for 2018 are now available.
Industrial product and raw materials price indexes, January 2020
The Industrial Product Price Index was down 0.3% in January, driven primarily by lower prices for energy and petroleum products. The Raw Materials Price Index fell 2.2% because of lower prices for crude energy products.
Computers, peripherals and software price indexes, January 2020
Purchasers paid less for smartphones, software and computers in January, while prices for computer peripherals increased. Computers include desktop and similar computers, laptops, tablets and servers.
Couriers and Messengers Services Price Index, January 2020
The Couriers and Messengers Services Price Index (CMSPI) increased 2.4% in January, following a 0.5% rise in December 2019.
Quarterly capital spending: Oil and gas industries, fourth quarter 2019
Capital expenditures in the oil and gas extraction industries, including spending on exploration and evaluation, declined 3.1% to $8.3 billion in the fourth quarter. For the full year, capital expenditures totalled $34.2 billion, down 10.3% from $38.1 billion spent in 2018.
Poultry and egg statistics, February 2020
Data on stocks of frozen eggs and poultry meats, as well as edible dried egg products, are available for February. Data on the placements of hatchery chicks and turkey poults are available for January. Data on egg production are available for December 2019.