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Encyclopedia of Associations. International Organizations. Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research, c1989 - present.
LC Call Number: AS8 .E53
LC Catalog Record: 89645065

This data is also available in Gale Cengage's Business Insights: Global database. (Access limited to onsite patrons and other subscribers.)

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Encyclopedia of Global Industries. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, 1996 - present.
LC Call Number: HD2324.E53
LC Catalog Record: 97661013

Fairly in-depth industry overviews with charts/graphics. This data is also available in Gale Cengage's Business Insights: Global database. (Access limited to onsite patrons and other subscribers.)

Industrial commodity statistics yearbook = Annuaire de statistiques industrielles par produit. New York : United Nations, Dept. for Economic and Social Information and Policy Analysis, Statistical Division, ©1994- 1992-
LC Call Number: HC10 .I59
LC Catalog Record: 95641834

The Industrial Commodity Statistics Yearbook provides statistics on the production of about 600 major industrial commodities. The commodities are selected on the basis of their importance in world production and trade. The Yearbook provides data on the quantities and values of industrial production for the major industrial commodities. The Yearbook is therefore organized in two volumes: Volume I: Physical Quantity Data and Volume II: Monetary Value Data.

Industrial Development Report. Vienna : United Nations Industrial Development Organization. 1998-
LC Call Number: HC59.69 .I53
LC Catalog Record: 2002242188
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This is a flagship publication of the UN Industrial Development Organization that reports on the industrial development worldwide.

International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics. Vienna : United Nations Industrial Development Organization ; Aldershot, England ; Brookfield, Vt., USA : Edward Elgar, 1995 - present.
LC Call Number: HC10 .I673
LC Catalog Record: 95648426
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"The International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics is a flagship publication of UNIDO that provides economists, planners, policymakers and business people with worldwide statistics on current level, structure and trends in the manufacturing sector. The Yearbook is designed to facilitate international comparisons relating to manufacturing activity and industrial development and performance. It provides data that can be used to analyse patterns of growth and related long-term trends, structural change and industrial performance in individual industries." – Publisher’s description.

Mergent's Industry Review. New York, NY : Mergent FIS, c1999-
LC Call Number: HG4961 .M68
LC Catalog Record: sn 99048772

Comparative rankings within industries including revenues, net income, profit margins, assets, returns on equity, and more. See the publisher's website External Link for a complete list of data points.

World Market Share Reporter. New York : Gale Research Inc., c1995-
LC Call Number: HD2757.15.W67
LC Catalog Record: 95660036

This is a publication that is a compilation of top list of companies, products pulled from various publications, articles, etc. It is a companion to Market Share Reporter. Also available in Gale Cengage's Business Insights: Global database. (Access limited to onsite patrons and other subscribers.)

Mergent's Industry Reports
http://eresources.loc.gov/record=e1000432~S9

Mergent's subscription database product Mergent Online has industry reports that cover the U.S. as well as Asia-Pacific and Europe. (Access limited to onsite patrons and other subscribers.)

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Internet resources

Country Commercial Guides (ITA)
https://www.export.gov/ccg

Provides information on "market conditions, opportunities, regulations, and business customs for over 125 countries prepared by trade and industry experts at U.S. embassies worldwide." Includes information on top industry sectors that have potential in the market with a general overview of each sector, including trade data, challenges, sub-sector best prospects, etc.

Export Information by Industry (ITA)
https://www.export.gov/industries

Provides the latest market research and trade events by industry.

globalEDGE: Global Insights
https://globaledge.msu.edu/global-insights External Link

"Provides international business and trade information on over 200 countries, the 50 U.S. states, as well as nearly two dozen industry sectors, and many of the world's trade blocs."
Industry section External Link provides "international business-related resources, statistics, risk assessments, and events for 20 distinct industry sectors."

OECD
http://www.oecd.org/ External Link

OECD publications including reports and books can be found by browsing each country. Under the Topics tab to select industries

Global Industry Surveys by CFRA (formerly S&P Industry Surveys)
http://eresources.loc.gov/record=e1000422~S9

These reports are produced only online now and are available on the subscription database S&P NetAdvantage. Global Industry Surveys cover 10 global industries. (Access limited to onsite patrons and other subscribers.)

Structural and Demographic Business Statistics (SDBS)
http://www.oecd.org/std/business-stats/structuralanddemographicbusinessstatisticssdbsoecd.htm External Link

"The OECD Structural and Demographic Business Statistics (SDBS) database is an essential tool for analysing the industrial structure and dynamics of OECD economies. It provides a wealth of information at a very detailed sectoral level including: turnover, value-added, production, operating surplus, employment, labour costs and investment to name but a few."—Publisher's description.

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