Ione L Taylor, USGS Associate Director for Energy and Minerals, and Environmental Health says:
NMIC is a key leadership position for the minerals information function supported through the USGS Mineral Resources Program (MRP). This function collects, analyzes, and disseminates data that document production and consumption for about 100 mineral commodities, both domestically and internationally for 180 countries. NMIC produces timely domestic and international production and consumption information and specialized materials flow and recycling studies. NMIC produces high demand monthly, quarterly, and annual mineral information products such as the Nonmetallic Mineral Products Industry Indexes, the Metal Industry Indicators, the Mineral Industry Survey, the Minerals Yearbook, and the Mineral Commodity Summaries. MRP mineral economists and minerals information specialists provide minerals information on a regular basis to other Federal agencies, including the U.S. Census Bureau, the Department of Defense, and the Federal Reserve Board (FRB).
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