GDP Rose 2.6% in Q4

Washington, DC, February 28, 2019-Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 2.6% in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to the initial estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. 

In the third quarter, real GDP increased 3.4%.

The Bureau emphasized that the fourth-quarter initial estimate released today is based on source data that are incomplete or subject to further revision by the source agency.