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Country & International Financial Research Resources

The “Country Research Guide” hosts global business resources and international financial information. The link below will launch a separate guide.
Country Research Guide
Country Research Guide Overview
Balance of Payments (BOP) The International Monetary Fund dataset “Balance of Payments” contains international investment position statistics.
Country Commercial Guides Reports on market conditions, opportunities, regulations, and business customs prepared at U.S. Embassies worldwide by Commerce Department, State Department and other U.S. agencies’ professionals.
Country Risk Reports Reports include an economic and political SWOT analysis.
Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) Access to FDI statistics is provided thru OECD.stat.
Global Economic Data
  • OECD Economic Outlook
  • Global Economic Monitor (GEM)
  • GlobalEdge – Global Insights
  • Statista
International Business Directory Uniworld Online has been the most trusted source for contact information of multinational companies.
International Demographic Data
  • WDI – World Development Indicators
  • Statista
International Monetary Fund (IMF) The International Monetary Fund provides access to a range of time series data on IMF lending, exchange rates and other economic and financial indicators
International Trade Data
  • Statista
  • UN Comtrade
  • World Integrated Trade Solution
  • World Trade Organization
PESTLE Reports PESTLE (Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Legal and Environmental) analysis and reports.
The World Bank - Databank The DataBank is an analysis and visualization tool that contains collections of time series data on a variety of topics.


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