North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)
This is the official U.S. Government site to order either the printed or CD-ROM version of the NAICS Manual
A product of Office of Management and Budget's Economic Classification Policy Committee
NAICS will reshape the way we view our changing economy
Department of Commerce, Bureau of Census
The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) has officially replaced the U.S. Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system. The NAICS provides a consistent system for economic analysis across the three North American Free Trade Agreement partners Canada, Mexico and the United States.
NAICS provides a consistent framework for the collection, analysis and dissemination of industrial statistics used by:
- government policy analysts
- academics and researchers
- business community
About the CD-ROM version:
In addition to the data in the hardcover edition, the CD-ROM includes:
- An easy-to-use, yet powerful search option
- User Friendly Navigation
- Downloadable file: 2007 NAICS U.S. matched to 2012 NAICS U.S. full concordance
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