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ABI/IFORM Global (ProQuest)
Access Country Reports from Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU) ViewsWire, OxResearch Daily Brief Service, and OxResearch Country Profiles, by clicking 'Browse' and then 'Country Reports'
Business Source Premier (EBSCOhost)
Access Country Reports by selecting this as the Publication Type under limits on the Advanced Search page of this database.
CIAO - Columbia International Affairs Online
Be sure to check out the content under "Country Data & Maps" (select from left side of the page), which provides data collected from the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). From there, type your country in the search bar. Results include maps, country overviews and outlooks; and economic and political reports. Tip: sort results by year to see most current information first.
Access Business Monitor International Country Risk Reports and more by using the "Search by Topic or Subject" drop-down menu on the top right of the screen. From there, select "Country Information." Use the Advanced Search to select your country.
Select your country from the drop-down menu on the bottom right side of the page for a PDF Country Profile report.
U.S. Bilateral Relations Fact Sheets (state.gov)
"Factual publications that provide information on all the countries of the world with which the US has relations. They include facts on the country's land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and its relations with other countries and the United States."
The World Factbook (cia.gov)
The CIA provides users with an excellent concise country overview (map, introduction, geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military, and transnational).
Country Studies (loc.gov)
"Contains the electronic versions of 80 books previously published in hard copy as part of the Country Studies Series by the Federal Research Division. Intended for a general audience, books in the series present a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of select countries throughout the world. Most books in the series deal with a single foreign country, but a few cover several countries or a geographic region. The series includes several books on countries that no longer exist in their original configuration—such as Czechoslovakia, East Germany, the Soviet Union, Sudan, and Yugoslavia. These books remain in the series because they continue to offer valuable historical information and perspective. In some cases, studies on successor states are also part of the series."
Helping U.S. companies export
U.S. Direct Investment Abroad (bea.gov)
Economic information. Quarterly, annual, and historic data. Available by country or by industry.
U.S. International Data - Foreign Trade (census.gov)
Reports, Interactive Graphs, Graph of the Month, Recent News
International Trade Administration (.gov)
A bureau within the U.S. Department of Commerce
Everything International (Russow, Philadelphia University)
Page with resources for Country & Regional Data in addition to many other pages on International Business topics. Created and maintained by a Professor of International Business and Marketing at Philadelphia University).
A source for global business knowledge. Created by the International Business Center at Michigan State University. BRASS Best of the Best Business Web Resources Award 2012 recipient.
Country Specific Sources (Karen Blakeman)
Blakeman provides links to a number of key country overview websites, as well as specific links per country or region. Also, check out the link to Statistics for a specific country/region statistical data.
Dun and Bradstreet's Guide to Doing Business Around the World by
Call Number: HF1416 .M78 2001
Publication Date: 2000-12-01
"... features vital facts on population, demographics, and markets; top prospects for export; risk ratings; economic overviews and foreign investment reports; information on societal, religious, and political influences on business; critiques of trade and monetary policies; and updates on tariffs...Each chapter covers a different country and addresses key cultural factors..."
Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands by
Call Number: HF5389 .M67 2006
Publication Date: 2006-07-24
"Presents information on the practices needed to do business in over sixty countries, covering such topics as historical background, cultural orientation, protocol, negotiations, entertainment, dress, and forms of address."
The Statesman's Yearbook
Call Number: JA51 .S7 2015
Publication Date: 2015
This classic reference work presents a political, economic and social account of every country of the world together with facts and analysis.