Encyclopedia of Global Industries, 5th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1414486901
  • ISBN-13: 9781414486901
  • DDC: 338.003
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
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  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released June 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, offers a new edition of a reference staple. The updated 5th edition of Encyclopedia of Global Industries provides detailed, comprehensive information on industries that span continents and cultures.

About 125 in-depth entries chronicle the history, development and current status of the world’s most lucrative and high-profile industries, such as mining, pharmaceuticals, motor vehicles and many others.

Ideal for college and postgraduate business students, business professionals and entrepreneurs, this updated source guides readers both the numbers and the contextual data they can put to practical use immediately in papers, projects and presentations.

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Features and Benefits

  • 64 charts and graphs.
  • General index.
  • SIC to NAICS conversion chart.
  • NAICS to SIC conversion chart.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1414486898 | ISBN-13: 9781414486895

Table of Contents

Computer Hardware and Services.
Construction Materials and Services.
Electrical and Electronic Equipment.
Entertainment and Recreation.
Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate.
Foods, Beverages, and Tobacco.
Glass, Plastics, and Rubber Products.
Industrial Machinery and Equipment.
Information Media and Telecommunications.
Medical Equipment and Services.
Metals Manufacturing.
Paper and Allied Products.
Petroleum Products.
Professional Services.
Retail and Wholesale Trade.
Textiles, Apparel, and Leather.
Transportation and Defense Equipment.
Transportation Services.
Utilities and Public Services.