Trade on U.S. Economy

By Nico Brigada

Debt

  • $19.3 trillion
  • 34% is held by foreign investors
  • 28% federal accounts

Gross Domestic Product

  • 2014: $17.419 trillion
  • Value of finished product produced within the nation's borders and during a specific time
  • Consumption
  • Investment
  • Government Spending
  • Net Exports
  • High GDP, High Incomes, Higher Tax Revenue

Gross National Product

  • 2015: $16.6317 trillion
  • Measure of nations total economic activity
  • US businesses outside of United States
  • Foreign businesses inside of United States

Imports

  • One of worlds largest importers
  • Capital goods and consumer goods
  • February 2015: $239 million
  • February 2016: $217 million

Exports

  • North America
  • Central America
  • South America
  • Canada: $241 billion

Jobs

  • Thousands of jobs for businesses that export
  • More workers, more taxes (IRS minimum)
  • High imports, companies out of business
  • less jobs