NOAA, BEA to announce first official U.S. marine economy estimate on June 8

The Port of Los Angeles. In the U.S., where over half live along the coast and more than 78 percent of overseas trade by volume comes and goes along our marine highways, the health of the coasts is intricately connected to the health of the nation's economy.
The Port of Los Angeles. In the U.S., where over half live along the coast and more than 78 percent of overseas trade by volume comes and goes along our marine highways, the health of the coasts is intricately connected to the health of the nation's economy. (NOAA)
Resources

 

Audio file

Audio file of June 8, 2021, NOAA Blue Economy Statistics call with reporters.

 

Story map: Our dynamic marine economy offsite link

On Tuesday, June 8, NOAA and the Commerce Department's Bureau of Economic Analysis will announce findings from the first official measure of the value of America’s marine economy, also known as our “blue economy.” For these statistics, experts considered ten sectors representing businesses dependent on the nation’s oceans, coasts and Great Lakes between the years 2014 and 2019. 

Media are invited to join this teleconference to hear findings from the U.S. Marine Economy Statistics and ask questions of our experts.

WHAT     

Press teleconference on 2014-2019 U.S. Marine Economy Statistics, followed by Q&A.

WHEN          

Tues., June 8, 1:00 p.m. ET

WHO

  • Monica Grasso, chief economist, NOAA
  • Jeffrey Payne, Ph.D., director, NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management
  • Kate Quigley, economist, NOAA
  • Ted Morgan, economist, Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce

HOW

Dial-in: 517-308-9213 (international toll-free: 888-995-9730)

Passcode: BLUE ECONOMY

Media contact

Jennie Lyons, jennie.lyons@noaa.gov, 202-603-9372

Resources

 

Audio file

Audio file of June 8, 2021, NOAA Blue Economy Statistics call with reporters.

 

Story map: Our dynamic marine economy offsite link