International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics 1998
International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics Series
A unique and comprehensive source of information, the International Yearbook of Industrial Statistics is the only international publication providing economists, planners, policymakers and business people with worldwide statistics on current performance and trends in the manufacturing sector.
The Yearbook is designed to facilitate international comparisons relating to manufacturing activity and industrial development and performance. It provides data which can be used to analyse patterns of growth and related long term trends, structural change, and industrial performance in individual industries. Statistics on employment patterns, wages, consumption and gross output and other key indicators are also presented.
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`This annual publication seems to be the only international publication providing worldwide statistics on current performance and trends in the manufacturing sector. In terms of comprehensiveness, accuracy, and cross-country comparisons this volume is unparalleled . . . If you are looking for an authoritative source for comparative international statistics on industrial information, this is it.' -- Andrea Meyer, Business Information Alert `. . . careful notes, explanations, definitions, and sources are provided. This is a basic source book for world wide manufacturing data.' -- J.E. Weaver, American Reference Books Annual `. . . It confirms the UNIDO commitment to make this most important database on industries worldwide, a regular affair. . . . One interesting aspect can be noticed in all the volumes brought out so far. These volumes give adequately detailed explanations of the concepts and variables for which data have been tabulated and presented.' -- Pradosh Nath, Journal of Science and Industrial Research `The book is a valuable data source. Part two is particularly valuable for its country specific tables.' -- Economic Outlook and Business Review Acclaim for previous editions: `UNIDO has done well to bridge gaps in information noticed so far in industrial statistics worldwide and its companionship and usefulness will be realised by all users of this documentation in governmental, industrial and academic circles, as a must on every working desk. Its reliability is fully backed up by authoritative analysis. The Yearbook has been beautifully published and moderately priced. A highly commendable Yearbook of 1995 industrial statistics.' -- Rajinder Kunmar, Marketing and Management News