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Company and Industry Information Resource Guide: Government Sites

Government Sites

Industry Information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Click on the link below for industry information collected by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Industry Information from the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)

Industry Information from the Bureau of the Census

As part of the  U.S. Department of Commerce, the Census Bureau conducts surveys related to business and industry on a periodic basis as well as an Economic Census every five years. Much data is available as a result of these programs.

For various reports, hover on on the "Browse by Topic" link in the blue banner near the top of the Census Bureau website. Then, click on the link for "Business and Economy."  

Also explore the links below.

Industry Information from the SelectUSA Program

Industry Information from the International Trade Administration (ITA)

Industry Information from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

In the Federal Trade Commission's role to protect consumers and promote competition, it provides the industry information in the links below.

Industry Information from the Export-Import Bank of the United States

The mission of the Export-Import Bank of the United States "is to assist in financing the export of U.S. goods and services to international markets."  (Quote is from the website itself.)

See the Bank's key industries page for information on industries "that have high growth rates, great potential and are highly competitive in the Global Marketplace."  They include:  Oil & Gas, Mining, Agribusiness, Renewable Energy, Medical Equipment & Services, Construction Equipment & Services, Aircraft, and Power Generation & Related Services.  (Quote is from the website itself.)

Business Tax Statistics from the IRS

The Statistics of Income (SOI) Division of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) generates the business tax statistics linked to below.

Auto Industry Information

Cigarette and Smokeless Tobacco Industry

Portals to U.S. Government Resources

Use the links below to search for additional government resources.