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Household consumer durables

Household consumer durables – Industry Overview Kevin Ellis Before reading this chapter, please see “How to Get the Most Out of This Book” on page 1. It will clarify questions you may have concerning data collection procedures, factors affecting trade data, forecasting methodology, the use of constant dollars, the difference between industry and product data, […]

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Industrial machinery

Industrial machinery – Industry Overview Edward J. McDonald The category of industrial machinery includes construction machinery (SIC 3531); air-conditioning, refrigeration, and heating equipment (SIC 3585); farm machinery (SIC 3523); mining machinery (SIC 3532); oil and gas field machinery (SIC 3533); paper industries machinery (SIC 3554); printing trades machinery (SIC 3555); food products machinery (SIC 3556); […]

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Electrical equipment

Electrical equipment – 1991 U.S. Industrial Outlook Richard A. Whitley Electrical Equipment Before reading this chapter, please see “How to Get the Most Out of This Book” on page one. It will clarify questions you may have concerning data collection procedures, factors affecting trade data, forecasting methodology, the use of constant dollars, the difference between […]

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Shipbuilding and repair

Shipbuilding and repair – Industry Overview William G. Kurfehs Before reading this chapter, please see “How to Get the Most Out of This Book” on page 1. It will clarify questions you may have concerning data collection procedures, factors affecting trade data, forecasting methodology, the use of constant dollars, the difference between industry and product […]

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Health and medical services

Health and medical services – Industry Overview Simon Francis Before reading this chapter please see “Getting the Most Out of Outlook ’94,” on Page 1. That section will answer questions you may have concerning data collection procedures, forecasting methodology, and sources and references. For other topics related to the health care industry, see chapters 5 […]

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Savings institutions

Savings institutions – Industry Overview James L. Freund The thrift industry includes saving institutions insured by the Savings Association Insurance Fund (SAIF) holding nearly $1 trillion of assets, and savings banks insured by the Bank Insurance Fund (BIF) holding $250 billion of assets. Overall, the industry is in the midst of a longstanding trend of […]

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Insurance – Industry Overview

Insurance – Industry Overview M. Bruce McAdam LIFE INSURANCE Premium receipts of life insurance companies grew nearly 6 percent in 1993 to $298.9 billion. Strong annuity sales and modest growth in health premiums led this growth. Life insurance sales were flat. Life insurance in force – the total face value of all policies – grew […]

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Photographic equipment and supplies

Photographic equipment and supplies – Industry Overview Joyce Watson Photographic industry shipments are expected to increase 2 percent in real terms in 1994, to $22.6 billion in current dollars. The value of shipments will be slightly less than in 1989, however, when they totalled $22.7 billion in current dollars. The U.S. photographic equipment and supplies […]

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Household consumer durables

Household consumer durables – 1991 U.S. Industrial Outlook Howard Fleming Household Consumer Durables Before reading this chapter, please see “How to Get the Most Out of This Book” on page 1. It will clarify questions you have concerning data collection procedures, factors affecting trade data, forecasting methodology, the use of constant dollars, the difference between […]

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Motor vehicles and parts

Motor vehicles and parts – 1991 U.S. Industrial Outlook Robert O. Reck Motor Vehicles and Parts This chapter covers new, on-road, volume-produced completed vehicles for passengers or cargo (SIC 3711); and corresponding parts, components, and stampings (SICs 3465, 3592, 3647, 3691, 3694, and 3714). Before reading this chapter, please see “How to Get the Most […]