World Industries

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Industries: dominated by the onrush of technology, especially in computers, robotics, telecommunications, and medicines and medical equipment; most of these advances take place in OECD nations; only a small portion of non-OECD countries have succeeded in rapidly adjusting to these technological forces; the accelerated development of new technologies is complicating already grim environmental problems

Definition: This entry provides a rank ordering of industries starting with the largest by value of annual output.

Source: CIA World Factbook - This page was last updated on January 20, 2018

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