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Current and Leading Indexes


Q2 2020 was the worst quarter on record

In the first quarter of 2020, based on the best information available today, MassBenchmarks estimates Massachusetts real gross domestic product (GDP) declined at a 6.1 percent annualized rate while U.S. real gross domestic product declined at a 4.8 percent rate according to data released by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) earlier today. In the fourth quarter of 2019, both Massachusetts GDP and U.S. GDP expanded at a 2.1 percent annualized rate.

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