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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Business Technical Writing

This web page has been created for Business Technical Writing 250.

Current Industrial Reports

Current Industrial Reports

"The primary objective of the CIR program from the U.S. Census is to produce timely, accurate data on production and shipments of selected products. The data are used to satisfy economic policy needs and for market analysis, forecasting, and decision-making in the private sector." These surveys measure manufacturing activity in important commodity areas such as textiles and apparel, chemicals, primary metals, computer and electronic components, industrial equipment, aerospace equipment, and consumer goods.

Hoover's Academic Pro

Standard & Poor's Industry Surveys

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