TITLE

U.S. Comparative Sector Performance

PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
U.S. Industry Quarterly Review: Industrial Outlook;2003 4th Quarter, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Industry Profile
DOC. TYPE
Industry Overview
ABSTRACT
This article presents information on the comparative industrial sector performance in the United States. Despite sluggishness during the first half of the year 2003, business confidence improved and manufacturing began to expand during the fall and continued through year's end. Through much of 2003, energy issues were at the forefront. Therefore, it should not be surprising that 5 of the top 12 industries with the largest growth in current dollar revenues were energy related. Natural gas distribution (ranked first), utilities (fourth), and oil and gas extraction (fifth) have seen sharp revenue increases due to higher prices.
ACCESSION #
14621146

 

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