Resources for researching international businesses, industries, and markets
Last Updated: Nov 18, 2013
- Background Notes (U.S. Dept of State)
Facts about foreign nations, people, history, government, political conditions and economy
- CIA World Factbook
History, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
- Doing Business (World Bank)
Objective measures of business regulations for local firms in 183 economies
- EIU Viewswire
Daily analysis for more than 200 countries with econoimic, political and business data
In-depth country reports and analysis with data tool.
- Foreign Information by Country
University of Colorado (Boulder) country information portal
- Global Edge
International business portal includes Country Commercial Guides
- Global Financial Data
GFD database includes over 20,000 current and historical data series for 200+ countries
65 million public and private companies worldwide
U.S. Global & China industry reports with Porter's Five Forces framework
- MarketLine Advantage
30,000+ companies, 3,500+ industry profiles, 100 country profiles + statistics & more
- Mintel Oxygen
Market research reports for the U.S., UK, and Europe
- Passport GMID
Key business intelligence on countries, companies, markets, and consumers
- STATISTA: The Statistics Portal
Charts and data on 60,000 topics from 18,000 sources.
- World Bank Data
Download access to over 7,000 indicators from World Bank data sets.