TABLE-U.S. Q1 GDP rose 3.2 pct

April 30 (BestGrowthStock) – Commerce Departments Bureau of Economic Analysis seasonally adjusted Gross Domestic Product data on a chain-weighted basis.

Following are annualized percent changes from prior quarters, in 2005 chain dollars:

Q1-A Q4-F Q3 2009
GDP 3.2 5.6 2.2 -2.4
Final Sales of
Dom. Product 1.6 1.7 1.5 -1.7
Final Sales to
Dom. Buyers 2.2 1.4 2.3 -2.7
PCE price index 1.5 2.5 2.6 0.2
Core PCE price index 0.6 1.8 1.2 1.5
Mkt-based PCE price
index 1.4 2.2 2.8 0.3
Core Mkt-based index 0.3 1.3 1.2 1.9
GDP price index 0.9 0.5 0.4 1.2
Implicit Deflator 0.9 0.5 0.4 1.2
Consumer Spending 3.6 1.6 2.8 -0.6

Durable Goods 11.3 0.4 20.4 -3.9

NonDurable Goods 3.9 4.0 1.5 -1.0

Services 2.4 1.0 0.8 0.1
Business Investment 4.1 5.3 -5.9 -17.8
Structures -14.0 -18.0 -18.4 -19.8
Equipment/software 13.4 19.0 1.5 -16.6
Housing Investment -10.9 3.8 18.9 -20.5
Exports 5.8 22.8 17.8 -9.6
Imports 8.9 15.8 21.3 -13.9
Government Purchases -1.8 -1.3 2.6 1.8
Federal 1.4 0.0 8.0 5.2
State and Local -3.8 -2.2 -0.6 -0.2
A-Advance (1st estimate). P-Preliminary (2nd). F-final (3rd.)
Seasonally adjusted annual rates, in blns of 2000 chain dlrs:

Q1-A Q4-F Q3 2009
GDP 13,254.7 13,149.5 12,973.0 12,987.4
Final Sales of
Dom.Product 13,235.7 13,181.9 13,127.2 13,110.7
Final Sales to
Dom. Buyers 13,597.9 13,524.1 13,477.2 13,458.8
Consumer Spending 9,372.7 9,289.5 9,252.6 9,235.1

Durable Goods 1,154.2 1,123.7 1,122.7 1,101.4

NonDurable Goods 2,073.2 2,053.4 2,033.3 2,037.0

Services 6,142.4 6,105.9 6,090.6 6,087.8
Business Investment 1,298.3 1,285.5 1,269.0 1,291.0
Structures 348.3 361.7 380.2 390.3
Equipment/software 948.3 918.9 879.8 890.7
Housing Investment 352.6 362.9 359.6 358.7
Business Inventory Change 31.1 -19.7 -139.2 -108.2
Farm -3.7 -5.9 1.9 -0.4
Nonfarm 34.9 -13.7 -141.4 -108.3
Net Exports Goods/Svcs -367.0 -348.0 -357.4 -355.6
Exports 1,578.8 1,556.8 1,478.8 1,472.4
Imports 1,945.8 1,904.8 1,836.2 1,828.0
Govt. Purchases 2,565.3 2,576.9 2,585.5 2,564.6
Federal 1,046.9 1,043.4 1,043.3 1,026.6
State and Local 1,522.1 1,537.0 1,545.5 1,541.0
A-Advance (1st estimate). P-Preliminary (2nd). F-final (3rd).

FORECASTS:

Reuters survey of U.S. economists forecast for Advance Q1:

+3.4 pct for real GDP

+1.0 pct for Implicit Deflator

+2.1 pct for Final Sales

+0.6 pct for Core PCE price index

+1.6 pct for PCE price index

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TABLE-U.S. Q1 GDP rose 3.2 pct