Bureau of the Census July 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Current Mandatory Business Surveys
Document Number: 2019-13967
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-07-01
Agency: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census
The Bureau of the Census (U.S. Census Bureau) will conduct the following current mandatory business surveys in 2019: Annual Business Survey (ABS), Annual Survey of Manufactures (ASM), Annual Retail Trade Survey (ARTS), Annual Wholesale Trade Survey (AWTS), Service Annual Survey (SAS), Report of Organization (formerly Company Organization Survey), Manufacturers' Unfilled Orders Survey, Annual Capital Expenditures Survey (ACES), Business Research and Development (R&D) Survey (BRDS), and the Business and Professional Classification Report. We have determined that data collected from these surveys are needed to aid the efficient performance of essential governmental functions and have significant application to the needs of the public and industry. The data derived from these surveys, most of which have been conducted for many years, are not publicly available from nongovernmental or other governmental sources.