Country Information Briefing


Country Information Briefing Visual Index

General Overview Forecasts Trade Policies Business Operations Capital Markets News Resources

The sources listed below cover most countries, simply select the country of your choice.

Compiled for AMR/GAP/SMR Field Study Support
( * = Access from off-campus requires the Anderson Web Proxy or BOL Proxy.)


- *EIU Country Report - The Economist Intelligence Unit -- country profiles, updated monthly
- World Factbook - U.S. Central Intelligence Agency -- country profiles
- Background Notes - U.S. Department of State -- profiles with contacts
- Country Studies - Library of Congress -- country profile, history, statistics

- *"Country Forecast" in Political Risk Yearbook, via Business Source Complete -- risk analysis
- *Country Risk - via Business Monitor Online -- country portals on political risk
- *Risk Ratings - via Business Monitor Online -- league tables

Trade Policies
- National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers (NTE) - U.S. Trade Representative
- National Trade Data - exports, imports, products traded between U.S. and other countries
- Existing Free Trade Agreements -
- [country] and the IMF - International Monetary Fund -- updated annually

Business Operations
- *EIU Country Commerce - The Economist Intelligence Unit
- *EIU Country Finance - The Economist Intelligence Unit
- Doing E-Business in ... - Economist Intelligence Unit
- Guide to Law Online - The Library of Congress -- covers Nations of the World
- Trade Information Center - U.S. Dept. of Commerce -- exporting to countries
- Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands: Doing Business In ... [excerpts] - Getting Through Customs
- Business Topics - Business Etiquette, International - Rosenfeld Library

Capital Markets
- Central Bank Websites - Bank for International Settlements
- Stock Exchanges: Worldwide Links - referred by Library of Congress

- *Factiva - click: News Pages from top menu; select country or region under Global menu
- *Access World News: International Newspapers - NewsBank

Other Resources
- International Travel Information (Bureau of Consular Affairs) - U.S. Dept. of State
- American Chambers of Commerce Abroad - U.S. Chamber of Commerce
- Websites of U.S. Embassies, Consulates, and Diplomatic Missions - U.S. Dept. of State
- Websites of Foreign Embassies in the U.S. - U.S. Dept. of State
- Business Topics - Country Information - Rosenfeld Library

Some countries have specific country briefings prepared by the Rosenfeld Library in the past.

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