According to the SBA Small Business Loans Statistics, dated July 7th, 2012, regarding total gross small business loans YTD, year to date activity, total 7 (A) & ARC loans totaled $10,998,884 for the year to date.
Start up SBA small business loans totaled $2,937,075, existing SBA small business loans totaled $8,061,801. Minority small business loans were $2,767,943, African American $160,393, Hispanic $530,218, Asian, $2,024,054, Native American $53,279.
7 (A) loan statistics do not include SBIC and Micro Loans. Small businesses loans ARC Loans start in February 2009. Approval amounts reflect the Gross amount of the loan at the time of initial approval. PLP and SBAExpress loans are credited to the originating district regardless of processing location.
Amounts are rounded to the nearest $1,000.
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U.S. Department of Commerce – Helps american businesses become more innovative at home and competitive abroad.
U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis – Provides statistics on consumer spending, corporate profits, travel and tourism and much more.
Entrepreneurworld – Resource for Entrepreneurs, including starting your own business, growing your business.
Bureau of Labor Statistics – Provides companies with up to date information on employment, demand, hiring, productivity and other information that may be useful to companies.
International Trade Administration – Creates jobs and economic growth by promotingU.S. companies abroad to governments in other countries.
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Department of Labor – Provides information on many labor issues that can be useful to companies, such as insurance, regulation, wages, wage hours, compensation, safety and health
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office –U.S. office to file patents to protect a companies new or existing proprietary products.
U.S. Trade and Development Agency – Promotes U.S. Exports to Foreign Countries, please review if your company is interested in exporting goods to foreign countries.