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Industry Data Sources

Data and market research reports about industries and products

Industry Forecasts




Sources of Economic Forecasts
Sources listed may contain industry-specific forecasts and outlook.



Agriculture industry

U.S. Dept. of Agriculture .Agricultural Outlook

U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade

Specific crop outlook is covered by reports from the USDA

Air Conditioning Industry

Outlook-- Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration News -- December or January

Air Transport

Industry Outlook--IATA--November

Automotive Industry

Forecast -- Edmunds Auto Observer-- Several Times a year

Aviation Industry

Forecast and Inventory-- Aviation Week & Space Technology -- March

Chemical Industry

Annual Forecast -- Chemical Week -- January
Chemical Process Industry Forecast -- Chemical Engineering-- January

Drug Stores

Business outlook -- Drug Topics -- December or January

Electric Utilities

Annual Electric Utility Forecast -- Electrical World -- October


Outlook -- Electronic Business -- January


Outlook - U.S. Department of Energy. Annual Energy Outlook. Annual(Govt. Docs. E3.1/4: )
Outlook - U.S. Department of Energy. Energy Information Administration. Short;term energy outlook (Government Documents E3.31:9;1)


Annual Industry Outlook--Renewable Fuel Association--February

Food Industry

Food Industry Outlook -- Food Processing -- February

Food Service

R&I Annual Forecast --Restaurants & Institutions -- January

Gas Industry

Forecast/Review -- Oil and Gas Journal -- January

Hardware ; Retail

Forecast of major industry trends -- Hardware Retailing -- October

Insurance Industry

Industry Financials and Outlook--Insurance Information Institute--Several times a year

Mortgage Banking

Economic Outlook -- Mortgage Banking -- January

Newspaper Industry

Forecast -- Editor and Publisher -- January

Oil Industry

Forecast Review -- Oil and Gas Journal -- January
Forecast/Review -- World Oil -- February

Plastics Industry

Materials Forecast -- Plastics World -- January

Printing Industry

Forecast -- American Printer & Lithographer -- December

Purchasing Industry

Economic Forecast -- Purchasing -- December

Real Estate Business

Annual Review -- National Real Estate Investor -- November


R&I Annual Forecast -- Restaurants & Institutions -- January
Presidents Forecast -- Restaurant Business -- January

Retail Trade Industry

Outlook -- Stores -- November or December

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