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Industry Research Library Guide: GOVERNMENT

GOVERNMENT SOURCES OF INDUSTRY INFORMATION

Bureau of Economic Analysis (Department of Commerce): Produces economic accounts statistics that help to follow and understand the Nation’s economy. Collects source data, conducts research and analysis, develops and implements estimation methodologies, and disseminates statistics to the public.

Bureau of Labor Statistics (Department of Labor): Fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the field of labor economics and statistics. Collects, processes, analyzes, and disseminates essential statistical data to the American public, the U.S. Congress, other Federal agencies, State and local governments, business, and labor.

Census Bureau (Department of Commerce): Data about the nation's people and economy.

Data.gov: Public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government.

Economic Census: Census Bureau. Detailed portrait of U.S. economy every five years from national to local level.

Export.gov: Brings together resources from across the U.S. Government to assist American businesses in planning their international sales strategies and succeed in today’s global marketplace.

International Trade Administration: Data & Analysis: Trade Statistics: Strengthens the competitiveness of U.S. industry, promotes trade and investment, and ensures fair trade through the rigorous enforcement of our trade laws and agreements.

Manufacturing.gov: A National Advanced Manufacturing Portal: Brings together industry, academia and federal partners within a network of advanced manufacturing institutes to increase U.S. manufacturing competitiveness and promote a robust and sustainable national manufacturing R&D infrastructure.