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US government taking steps to attract foreign visitors


September 20th, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) The US government is taking steps to attract more foreign visitors, and is building partnerships with Disney, American Express and other tourism industry stakeholders in this ... Read more...

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U.S. consumer spending increases by 0.4 percent


February 1st, 2011 - 1:12 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Commerce Department on Monday announced that consumer spending increased by 0.4 percent in December 2010 continuing growth.According to the Department's Bureau of Economic Analysis, personal ... Read more...

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US economy shrinks one percent in second quarter


July 31st, 2009 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (DPA) The US economy shrank at a one-percent annual rate in the second quarter of 2009, according to a preliminary estimate Friday by the US Commerce Department. The figure was ... Read more...

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US economy suffers worst decline in 26 years


February 27th, 2009 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) The US economy contracted at its sharpest during the last three months of 2008 with the GDP suffering its worst decline in 26 years, according to revised government ... Read more...

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US economy shrinks 0.3 percent in third quarter (Lead)


October 30th, 2008 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 30 (DPA) The US economy contracted by 0.3 percent in the third quarter of 2008, the sharpest decline in seven years amid a global financial crisis that has blocked credit ... Read more...

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US revises growth figure down to 2.8 percent


September 26th, 2008 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 26 (DPA) The final figure for US growth in the second quarter of 2008 was adjusted Friday downward to 2.8 percent by the US government, which indicated that strong exports ... Read more...

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US growth at 3.3 percent in second quarter of 2008


August 28th, 2008 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (DPA) The US economy grew at 3.3 percent in the second quarter of 2008, the government said Thursday in revised figures that showed strong international trade had helped stave ... Read more...

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US growth at 1.9 percent in second quarter


August 1st, 2008 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, Aug 1 (DPA) The US economy grew at 1.9 percent in the second quarter of 2008, the government said Thursday, shaking off an ongoing credit and housing crisis that had some ... Read more...

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