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Maryland firms report on recent and expected changes in business conditions, sales, employment and other aspects of their business (monthly).

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Firms in North and South Carolina share recent and expected changes in business conditions, sales, employment and other aspects of their business (monthly).

The CFO Survey

Financial decision-makers across the country share their outlook for their firms, the challenges they face, and their expectations for the economy (quarterly).

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Community development financial institutions (CDFIs) across the U.S. provide information on their business practices and the communities they serve (biennial).

Small Business' working hard

Small businesses across the country provide insight into their financing needs and their credit experiences (annual). 

Regional Analysis

Regional Matters

Our blog examines local, regional and national data that matter to the Fifth District economy and our communities.



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This update on the Fifth District economy includes timely analysis of labor market, housing, and other conditions at the state and metro area level.

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Industry Roundtables help us collect information and insight from businesses and community leaders across the Fifth District to deepen our understanding of economic conditions to inform monetary policymaking.

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Published eight times per year, this report provides an overview of economic conditions within each Federal Reserve District based on anecdotal reports from business contacts and other sources.

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These interactive, county-level maps showcase the differences in demographic and economic indicators across the rural-urban landscape of the Fifth District.

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This annual report provides graphs, maps and tables of educational attainment data and related labor market outcomes for residents in Fifth District states.

Community Scope

These articles provide information and analysis on current and emerging issues in community development.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Econ Focus

Our quarterly economics magazine provides in-depth yet approachable analysis of economic issues affecting the Fifth District and the nation.

Speaking of the Economy

Hear from our economists, other Bank experts and leaders in the communities we serve in this podcast.