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Library Databases

World Bank Publications

The World Bank has made available its books, articles, reports, and working papers.

Blogs and Studies

Business Etiquette

General Starting Points





Encyclopedia of the Nations

Global Edge - Why Study International Business?

FITA Country Information

Background Notes Home Page: U.S. Department of State 
U.S. Bilateral Relations Fact Sheets

Library of Congress Country Studies/Area Handbook

Library of Congress Global Gateway: World Cultures & Resources

Country Briefings: - News, country profiles, economic data, and forecasts 

Financial Times; Country and Industry Surveys

International Database (IBD): U.S. Census Bureau

Country Commercial Guides - Market conditions, opportunities, regulations, and business customs for over 125 countries prepared by trade and  industry experts at U.S. embassies worldwide.
World Bank Countries
World Bank Regions

World Bank: Doing Business - Business regulations in 185 economies are presented.

Electronic Embassy

Embassy World

CIA World Factbook

Country Profiles from the Electronic Development and Environment Information System Profiles of Agriculture, Environment, Economics, Gender, Politics, Education, and Health. 

Foreign Information by Country: University of Colorado at Boulder

Foreign Labor

GlobalEdge - Country insights for 196 countries, global resources and market potential indicators 

International Statistical Agencies listed by the U.S. Department of Labor

NationMaster Country Comparisons - Generate maps and graphs of statistical information 

World Country Profiles: BBC News 

The Globalist - An online publishing service that covers globalization in its free daily magazine. 

U.S. Census Bureau: Statistical Agencies

UNTCAD UN Conference on Trade and Development - Fact sheets on 192 economies 

World Statistics Pocketbook 2020: UN - Annual compilation of key economic, social and environmental indicators, presented in one-page profiles covers 217 countries.


Export Tutorials

GlobalEDGE has developed interactive "Export Tutorial."  which guides users through many exporting topics to help in the decision making process before engaging in international trade. Information categories include the following:  Export Readiness, Government Regulations, Financial Considerations, Sales and Marketing, and Logistics.