Annual Wholesale Trade Survey
The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is conducting the Annual Wholesale Trade Survey (AWTS), formerly named the Annual Trade Survey. The Census Bureau has determined a need to collect data covering annual sales, e-commerce sales, inventories, purchases, commissions, and operating expenses for the wholesale trade sector. These data are important inputs to the Bureau of Economic Analysis's preparation of National Income and Products accounts and its annual input-output tables.
Census Advisory Committees
The Bureau of the Census (Census Bureau) is giving notice of the following Census Advisory Committee (CAC) meeting: A special Joint Census Advisory Committee meeting of the CACs on Race and Ethnic Populations, the 2010 CAC, and the CAC of Professional Associations (CACPA), to be held on November 30, 2006. This special Joint Advisory Committee Meeting will focus on 2010 Census content, including results of the 2005 National Content Test. Separately, the American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) Advisory Committee will meet on November 29, 2006, to discuss AIAN-related geographic issues.
Census Coverage Measurement Independent Listing and Relisting Operations
The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).