GDP in U.S. Grows 1.8% in 2013, Arkansas Sees 2.4% Rise by Arkansas Business Staff Posted 6/23/2014 12:00 am Updated 2 years ago Real gross domestic product grew 1.8 percent in the United States last year, a slowdown when compared with 2012, when GDP rose 2.5 percent. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 20 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.