NOAA: Blue Economy Grew Faster Than National Economy in 2019
In 2019, America’s marine economy contributed roughly $397 billion to the GDP and grew faster than the overall economy, per the first official Marine Economy Satellite Account released on Tuesday by two Department of Commerce agencies.
“America’s strong marine economy is absolutely vital for building back better,” said Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo. “President Biden sees the immense value and potential of strengthening America’s blue economy, and this administration will continue to take actions to combat the climate crisis, conserve our oceans, and protect our coastal...
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