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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the impact of the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) proposed price increases on sales of standard reference materials and calibration services, focusing on: (1) fiscal year (FY) 1989 sales and revenue data; (2) NIST efforts to monitor the effects of price increases on small- and medium-sized firms; and (3) NIST evaluation of proposals for new measurement services.

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