Designed for graduate students investigating international business.
Last Updated: May 14, 2015
- U.S. Bilateral Relations Fact Sheets (U.S. State Dept.)
Formerly called "Background Notes" this website is published by the U. S. State Department. Fact Sheets include facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty.
- Business Source Complete: Country Reports (EBSCO)
Search Tip: Click on [Country Reports] on the far right hand side of the screen and then keyword search for your country.
- Euromonitor Global Market Information
Search Tip: Click on [Countries & Consumers] and select any of the categories.
Export.gov is the U.S. Government's portal to international trade and market research resources. Export.gov is managed by the U.S. Department of Commerce's Commercial Service in collaboration with other Federal agencies that offer export assistance programs and services.
- IHS Connect (formerly Global Insight)
IHS Connect assesses and forecasts political, economic, regulatory/legal, tax, operational, security and general business conditions in 196 countries. Choose a geography then look under the Economics tab to access statistics. (Formerly Global Insight)
- OECD Country Profiles
Website of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
- World Factbook
The World Factbook (website) provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Includes maps.
The following five titles will give you a great overview of a particular country. The Bentley Library has lots of print material available for your use. You can also search the Library's Catalog for other books about your topic.
The following three titles will give you a great understanding of the cultures and etiquette of a particular country.
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