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NAICS

North American Industrial Classification System. A system of six digit codes used in business to classify the industry to which a company belongs. The NAICS was created by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget in 1997 to facilitate communication within and between businesses and industries. For example, an iron ore mining company might file under the code 212210.
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It also marks the start of the conversion of our monthly economic indicators to the North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS).
4 points; and those in the miscellaneous manufacturing category of the North American Industrial Classification System jumped 1.
Industrial production and capacity utilization will continue to be based on the 1987 Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) until the 2002 annual revision, after which they will be constructed from the North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS).
This is the first set of tables from the annual Survey of Industrial Research and Development that employ the new North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS).

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