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Resources by Topic: Country Information

Frequently Used Sources

EIU Viewswire

From The Economist Intelligence Unit, provides economic, political, and market developments for 195 countries as well as analysis on the implications for business.

Country Commercial Guides

From the United States Commercial Service - U.S. Department of Commerce, comprehensive look at a country's commercial environments, using economic, political and market analysis. Select "Country Commercial Guides" in the "Report Type" field.


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Provides comparative statistics for 205 countries on economic indicators, health, foreign trade, environment, lifestyle, industrial and agricultural output, communications, and more. Also includes market size data for over 300 consumer products and services.

CIA World Factbook

From the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA, provides overviews on most countries of the world.

Background Notes

From the U.S. Department of State facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, etc.