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Business Index: sectors and subsectors

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AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY AND FISHERIES

  • fishing
  • forestry and timber
  • growing plantations and ranches
  • nurserymen and market gardeners
  • farmers and growers
  • agricultural contracting

MINERAL EXTRACTION

  • quarries and stone mining
  • chalk, clay, sand and gravel extraction
  • metal ore extraction
  • fuel extraction
  • other non-metalliferous extraction

METAL PROCESSING AND MANUFACTURING

  • iron founding and casting
  • steel manufacture
  • aluminium
  • copper, brass etc
  • base metal mfrs
  • tool and implement mfrs
  • cutlery
  • fasteners
  • cans and metal boxes
  • wire mfrs
  • jewellery and precious metal working
  • metal finishing
  • misc metal workers
  • springs, drop forgings etc
  • hollow-ware
  • metal small-wares
  • gas appliances

CHEMICALS

  • refining and lubricants
  • chemicals and gases
  • pharmaceuticals
  • toiletries, soap and detergents
  • synthetics and plastics
  • adhesives and bondings
  • polishes
  • explosives
  • fertilizers and pesticides
  • rubber
  • inks, dyes, pigments and paints

GLASS, POTTERY, BRICKS AND CEMENT

  • bricks and tiles
  • china and earthenware
  • glass
  • cement, concrete and stone

ENGINEERING: MECHANICAL

  • agricultural machinery
  • machine tools, cutting equipment etc
  • pumps, valves, compressors and hydraulic equipment
  • prime movers
  • textile machinery
  • motor and commercial vehicle, cycle mfrs etc
  • cranes, conveyors, excavators etc
  • office machinery
  • mining machinery
  • printing and paper goods machinery
  • machinery mfrs
  • process plant
  • ordnance and small arms
  • mechanical engineering (general)
  • shipbuilding and marine engineering
  • aircraft and aero-engines
  • railway equipment

ENGINEERING: ELECTRICAL

  • refrigerating machinery
  • ventilating and air-conditioning equipment
  • electricity generation and machinery
  • wires, cables etc
  • valves and electronic components
  • gramophone and sound reproducing equipment
  • electronic computers
  • alarms and signaling equipment
  • radio and radar
  • domestic electrical appliances
  • battery mfrs
  • electric lights and fittings
  • electrical engineering and contracting

ENGINEERING: INSTRUMENT AND SCIENTIFIC

  • surgical instruments
  • scientific instruments
  • optical instruments
  • watches and clocks
  • locks, safes
  • photographic and document copying equipment

TEXTILES

  • cotton
  • wool
  • linen and flax
  • silk and pile fabrics
  • man-made fibres
  • jute
  • rope, twine and net
  • hosiery and knitwear
  • lace
  • carpets
  • narrow fabrics
  • household textiles
  • elastic
  • canvas goods
  • textile finishing
  • miscellaneous textile mfrs
  • clothing
  • hatters
  • glovers
  • miscellaneous textile merchants

LEATHER

  • leather curing and tanning
  • fellmongery
  • leather goods mfrs
  • leather merchants and dealers
  • boots, shoes and components
  • furs

TIMBER AND FURNITURE

  • sawmilling
  • woodworking and mfrs
  • furniture and upholstery
  • bedding
  • coopers
  • boxes and crates

PAPER, PRINTING AND PACKAGING

  • paper manufacture
  • paper merchants
  • packaging
  • stationery manufacture
  • wallpaper
  • miscellaneous paper goods
  • publishing
  • printing and engraving
  • bookbinders
  • booksellers and stationers

FOOD, DRINK AND TOBACCO

  • grain milling
  • bread and flour confectionery
  • butchers and poulterers
  • meat and fish products
  • dairy products mfrs
  • sugar and syrups
  • sugar confectionery
  • jams, marmalade, jellies
  • frozen food mfrs
  • soups, sauces, pickles
  • animal foods
  • vegetable and animal oils and fats
  • starch and miscellaneous foods
  • brewing and malting
  • soft drinks mfrs
  • spirit distilling and compounding
  • bottlers
  • tobacco

MISCELLANEOUS MANUFACTURERS

BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION

  • builders
  • plumbing, heating and ventilation
  • furnishing and decorating
  • masonry and stonework
  • constructional engineers

UTILITIES

  • cemeteries
  • gas and coke
  • electricity
  • water supply
  • hydraulic power

TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS

  • railways
  • omnibus and tramway services
  • taxis, horse and vehicle hire
  • road haulage
  • shipping companies
  • port and inland water transport
  • air transport
  • post and telecommunications
  • services incidental to transport
  • bridges,tunnels etc
  • storage

COMMERCE AND DISTRIBUTIVE SERVICES

  • general merchants
  • overseas merchants
  • provisions merchants
  • fish merchants
  • wine and spirits merchants
  • tobacco merchants
  • newsagents, confectioners and tobacconists
  • household goods dealers
  • department stores
  • co-operative societies
  • colliery and mill furnishers
  • ship chandlers
  • fuel merchants
  • builders merchants
  • agricultural merchants
  • livestock dealers
  • metal merchants
  • industrial machinery dealers
  • agricultural machinery dealers
  • ironmongers and tool merchants
  • vehicle dealers
  • chemists
  • jewellers
  • miscellaneous merchants and dealers

FINANCE

  • banking and bill discounting
  • building societies
  • other financial institutions
  • savings banks

INSURANCE

  • insurance companies
  • insurance services

PROPERTY

  • landowners and developers
  • markets, exchanges, public halls
  • garden cities
  • mill owners
  • workmen's dwellings
  • licensed premises
  • marinas

BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

  • property services
  • legal services
  • financial services
  • advertising and publicity services
  • architects
  • design services
  • photographers
  • chemical consultants
  • funeral services
  • driving and flying instructors
  • opticians
  • medical services
  • miscellaneous business services

DOMESTIC AND LEISURE SERVICES

  • cinemas
  • theatres etc
  • sport and recreations
  • baths and spas
  • betting and gambling
  • radio and TV
  • hotels and public houses
  • restaurants
  • catering contractors
  • hairdressers
  • cleaning services
  • laundries
  • garages
  • musical services

 

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