Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) and North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes were developed by the U.S. Government to describe and group economic activity. Many of the company directories, including Mergent and NetAdvantage, include these codes.
The following sources may be useful when trying to identify which code describes a specific product or industry.
Overview of 40,000 U.S. and 75,000 international companies.
Includes history, financial overview, news, subsidiaries, joint ventures, and long-term debt.
Includes S&P Industry Surveys.
Deep and broad coverage of business related topics from from business news and scholarly publications.
SRC Industry Book of 12-Year Charts
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