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Government Information : Business and Economics: Department of Commerce

Business resources from the Government


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Adopted in 1997 to replace the Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system, the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data.

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United States Department of Commerce

The mission of United States Department of Commerce is to create the conditions for economic growth and opportunity.

The Department consists of 13 different bureaus and offices, including Census, Economic Development, Patent & Trademark, and International Trade.

Grants/Contracting/Trade Opportunities

This Grants link provides information about grants, contracting and trade opportunities at the Department of Commerce. 


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Lucy Duhon
The University of Toledo
Carlson Library
2801 W. Bancroft St. (MS #509)
Toledo, OH 43606 USA
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