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Gross Domestic Product by Industry: Fourth Quarter and Annual 2015

Categories: Business/Economics,Manufacturing,Statistics

http://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/industry/gdpindustry/2016/pdf/gdpind415.pdf

Finds that information, construction, and professional-scientific-technical services were the leading contributors to the increase in U.S. economic growth in the fourth quarter of 2015.  For the year 2015, real GDP increased 2.4% with 17 of 22 industry groups contributing to the increase.  From the Bureau of Economic Analysis

 

 

Productivity and Costs by Industry: Manufacturing and Mining Industries 2015

Categories: Business/Economics,Labor/Employment,Manufacturing,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/prin.pdf

Productivity rose in 31 of 63 manufacturing and mining industries in 2015 while unit labor costs rose in 46 of them.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

VA 2014 Toxics Release Inventory Report with 2014 Appendices

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Environment,Headlines,Manufacturing,Statistics,Virginia Issues,Waste Management

http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Programs/Air/AirQualityPlanningEmissions/SARATitleIII/SARA313ToxicsReleaseInventory/VA2014ToxicsReleaseInventoryReport.aspx

Includes link to the summary report plus links for 13 detailed appendices covering historical trends, facility and jurisdiction rankings, and information on individual facilities by locality.  From the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

 

2014 Virginia Toxics Release Inventory Report: Summary of Data from 2014 Industry Reports

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Environment,Headlines,Manufacturing,Statistics,Virginia Issues,Waste Management

http://www.deq.virginia.gov/Portals/0/DEQ/Air/SARATitle3/2014_TRI_Report.pdf

Virginia industries reported 917 million pounds of chemicals managed on-site, transferred off-site, or released to the environment in 2014.  This represents a 5.6% increase from the 2013 level, primarily due to increases in on-site management.  The report shows decreases in chemical releases to the air, water, or land.  From the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

 

Gross Domestic Product: Fourth Quarter and Annual 2015 (Third Estimate); Corporate Profits: Fourth Quarter and Annual 2015

Categories: Business/Economics,Manufacturing,Statistics

http://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/national/gdp/2016/pdf/gdp4q15_3rd.pdf

GDP increased at an annual rate of 1.4% in the fourth quarter and at a rate of 2.4% in 2015.  From the Bureau of Economic Analysis

 

Multifactor Productivity Trends 2014

Categories: Business/Economics,Labor/Employment,Manufacturing,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/prod3.pdf

Private business sector multifactor productivity increased at a 0.7% annual rate in 2014.  Includes historic trends.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Gross Domestic Product: Fourth Quarter 2015 and Annual 2015

Categories: Business/Economics,Manufacturing,Statistics

http://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/national/gdp/2016/pdf/gdp4q15_2nd.pdf

GDP advanced 1% in the fourth quarter and by 2.4% in 2015 over the annual level 2014 figure. Provides detailed breakdowns of the contribution from each sector of the economy. From the Bureau of Economic Analysis

 

Manufacturing and International Trade Report

Categories: Business/Economics,Foreign Trade/Investment,Manufacturing,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/Press-Release/MITR/2014/2014%20Manufacturing%20and%20International%20Trade%20Report.pdf

Provides a comparison between detailed manufacturing product class data and associated import and export data. From the Census Bureau.

 

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