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Management: Company, Country and Industry Information

How to search for Company or Industry Reports in CSU Databases

The following databases provide access to company and industry information.

Company Profile - Enter the company name into the Advanced search box and limit to Company Profile from Document Type box.

Country Information : Go to the Advanced Search option. Enter the country name into the first search box and  select LOCATION or LOC from the "in" drop down menu.Enter the term "country report" into the second search box.   Select the checkbox Reports from the Document Type box below.

Industry Report - Enter industry into the Advance search box and limit to Industry Report and/or Market Report or and/or Market Research from Document Type box.

Company Profiles - Click on More from the drop down menu in the top toolbar above the search box and select Company Profiles or select Company Information link in the top toolbar.

Country Reports : Enter the country name into search box and select GE Geographic Term from the drop down Select a Field menu. Select 'Country Report' from the Publication Type box below.

Industry Reports - Enter the name of an industry into the search box and limit to Industry Profile and/or Market Research Report from the Publication Type box.

Company Snapshot- From the Companies/Markets tab select Company. Search by company name, DUNS, Registration ID or Ticker.

Industry Snapshots- From the "Companies/Markets" tab select Industry and choose the type of industry you are interested in from the list.

To find country related information:

  • Under the Topics menu option you can browse content by Topic, Industry sector or Geographies. Select Geographies and chose your target country or region to find the latest case studies, articles and most read information.
  • You could also enter into the search box the product or service you are interested in and then limit the results by Country.

Free Resources Links to company websites listed on the following exchanges: AIM, AMES, ASX, LSE, NASDAQ, NYSE, OTC, TSX, TSX-V
ASCIC Connect free online company information which includes basic details such as registration date, status and current address.
Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) - provides publications and data on agricultural commodities, fishing and forests

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) provides access to key statistics about a range of Australian industry.

Australian Trade Commission Austrade  - The Australian government trade commission for Australian exporters and information for companies wanting to do business with Australia.

Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) - Australian industry association provides access to some free online resources such as economic outlook reports.

Australian Stock Exchange ASX - Find market data and information about companies listed on the ASX.

Bloomberg News - Free industry news and information from around the world.


Industry Codes

Industry classification systems are used by government and business for classifying industries by numerical code. Use the following websites to find the industry code you are researching:

  • ANZSIC Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification was produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics and Statistics New Zealand. ANZSIC codes are searchable in the IBISWorld Australian Industry Reports.
  • GICS Global Industry Classification Standard is a joint Standard and Poor’s/Morgan Stanley Capital International product aimed at standardising industry definitions. All entities listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) are now classified using the GICS classification system.
  • NAICS The North American Industry Classification System was adopted in 1997 to replace the Standard Industrial Classification system (SIC). Databases such Factiva, Proquest and Ebsco allow searching by NAICS codes.
  • SIC The Standard Industrial Classification System was replaced by the NAICS, which was released in 1997. Because SIC is still used by by some government bodies and in some markets, a number of databases allow searching by SIC code.

Adopted from The University of Melbourne LibGuide, retrieved from and RMIT University LibGuide, retrieved from