About the book
This publication is the first in a series of pocketbook compilations on industrial statistics designed to highlight the availability and applications of industrial production statistics and other related statistics. In terms of the International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities (ISIC) Rev. 4, the scope of the industrial sector is defined to cover Mining and quarrying; Manufacturing; Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply; and Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities. Industrial statistics provide important inputs for economic policy and decision making in government, industry, and for the business community in general. Industrial statistics are also important for the academia and compilers of national accounts.