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Telecommunications and navigation equipment

Telecommunications and navigation equipment – Industry Overview John R. Henry The value of U.S. shipments of telecommunications equipment (SICs 3661, 3663) is expected to rise about 2 percent in real terms in 1993, after two years of relatively stable sales. Navigation equipment (SIC 3812) shipments are expected to decline about L5 percent in 1993, following […]

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Medical and dental instruments and supplies

Medical and dental instruments and supplies – Industry Overview Matthew Q. Edwards The U.S. medical and dental instruments and supplies industry is a diverse and technologically dynamic field, consisting of five specific industry sectors. These five sectors are surgical and medical instruments (SIC 3841), surgical appliances and supplies (SIC 3842), dental equipment and supplies (SIC […]

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Entertainment – Industry Overview

Entertainment – Industry Overview John E. Siegmund Box office receipts for the motion picture industry will remain at the 1992 level of about $4.7 billion in 1993. Led again by sales of compact discs, the 1993 manufacturer’s dollar value of the prerecorded music industry is forecast to rise about 11 percent over 1992. Sustained by […]

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Professional services

Professional services – Industry Overview J. Marc Chittum Before reading this chapter, please see “Getting the Most Out Outlook ’94” on page 1. It will answer questions you concerning data collection procedures, forecasting methodology, and sources and references. For discussion of other topics related to the subject of this chapter, see chapters 24 (Printing and […]

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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 […]