Corporate profits in the United States in 2016, by industry (in billion U.S. dollars)

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Domestic industriesProfits in billion U.S. dollars
Other financial404.6
Other nonfinancial361.8
Retail trade187.1
Wholesale trade131.5
Federal Reserve banks110
Other durable goods71.8
Chemical products70.3
Food and beverage and tobacco products70
Transportation and warehousing63.3
Computer and electronic products45.8
Motor vehicles, bodies and trailers, and parts42.9
Other nondurable goods37.5
Fabricated metal products22.5
Electrical equipment, appliances, and components18.9
Petroleum and coal products-13.9

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This statistic shows corporate profits in the United States in 2016, by industry. Corporate profits are defined as the net income of corporations in the National Income and Product Accounts (NIPA). In 2016, corporations in the chemical products industry made profits of about 70.3 billion U.S. dollars. Total corporate profits amounted to 2.1 trillion U.S. dollars in Q4 2016.
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April 2017
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