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Commodity Trade Statistics Database (COMTRADE) Comtrade provides commodity trade data for all available countries and areas since 1962. Currently, it contains almost 1.75 billion records. more... Free access to all of the data available in the UN Comtrade database (with download limit of 50,000 records per data query; no limitation on number of data queries). Premium service (personalization feature and bulk download of millions of records / data streaming via web services) is available for a fee.
Balance of Payments Manual A guide for IMF member countries that regularly report balance of payments data to the IMF. Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (BPM6)
There are additional industry specific sources in the Industry Sectors section of this site covering telecoms , food , beverages , pharmaceuticals , energy and the automotive sector. Key starting points Alacrawiki www.alacrawiki.com A guide to business information companies, publishers and databases. The Alacra Industry Spotlights in particular are extremely useful in providing reviews and commentary on industry specific web sites that have statistics, market research and news.
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The energy industry is the totality of all of the industries involved in the production and sale of energy , including fuel extraction, manufacturing, refining and distribution. Modern society consumes large amounts of fuel, and the energy industry is a crucial part of the infrastructure and maintenance of society in almost all countries . In particular, the energy industry comprises:
Wal-Mart tops the Fortune Global 500 for the second year in a row. See the full list of the worlds largest corporations, including detailed company profiles and contact information. More Looking for smart labor, solid infrastructure, and potential customers?
The Global 500 just keeps getting more, well, global. Yes, the U.S. still dominates the list, with 133 companies, but that number is down from 185 a decade ago. China continues its march, with 61 companies, vs. just 12 in 2001.
Transportation - hence the Dept of Transportation. Think if the world had no cars trucks, planes or boats. There would be no shipment of goods anywhere but locally. No Car builders, No boat builders, no plane builders, no commercial truck builders.