Category Archives: Economy

New Advance Economic Indicators Report Available This Month

Written by John H. Thompson Later this month, the U.S. Census Bureau will release the first-ever Advance Economic Indicators Report. Last July, we began issuing the Advance Report: U.S. International Trade in Goods in order to release international trade data to … Continue reading

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Improvements to the Release of Economic Indicators Mean You Get Data Faster

Written by: John H. Thompson Every month, the Census Bureau releases key indicators of America’s economy. These indicators are critical to the analysis of the nation’s current and future economic performance. Businesses in America, and around the world, rely heavily … Continue reading

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World Statistics Day 2015: Better Data. Better Lives.

Written by: John H. Thompson The United Nations General Assembly designated October 20, 2015 as the second-ever World Statistics Day to highlight the many achievements of national statistical systems across the globe. The U.S. government has a long history of … Continue reading

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Celebrating Manufacturing Day with U.S. Census Bureau Statistics

Written by: John H. Thompson October 2 is Manufacturing Day, and I’m pleased to participate in this year’s observance by recognizing the major role that manufacturing plays in our national and global economy. Every year, U.S. manufacturers produce nearly $6 … Continue reading

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Expanding Small Business Owners’ Access to Our Data with Census Business Builder

Written by: John H. Thompson The U.S. Census Bureau is the premiere source of data about America’s economy and businesses, and we’re committed to making our data more accessible than ever before. I’m pleased to introduce our latest tool in … Continue reading

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