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Country Profiles

These databases provided through the library include a six-factor country risk analysis and data on the population, politics, exports and imports, and GNP of various countries.

  • Business Source Premier (EBSCO)
    Under "Publication Type," select "Country Report." Search for your country. On the left of the search results page, under "Geography," limit by your country. Limit to full text and sort by date newest.
  • Mergent Online (Mergent)
    Towards the bottom right in the gray box, select your country from the drop-down menu to download a country report.

Background Information Online

Find historical, cultural, and economic information on your country using these reference resources provided through the library.

  • Worldmark Encyclopedia of Nations
    Choose a volume from the drop-down list (i.e. Europe for Greece) and select your country. Covers 50 topics, including history, government, foreign and domestic trade, and more.
  • Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Cultures
    Choose a volume from the drop-down list and click on your country. Includes information on relationships, family life, food, employment, recreation, crafts and hobbies.
  • Global Business Negotiations
    Includes case studies for Chinese, European, Latin American, Middle Eastern, and Asian firms.

Industry Profiles by Country

These library databases provide country-specific industry information that may provide valuable information on the country's marketing conditions. Contact the business librarian for assistance.


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Print Resources

Available in the Business Learning Center reference section located in Barry Hall, Room 22:

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European Marketing Data and Statistics 2014 - Euromonitor
Call Number: Reference HA 1107 .E87
Provides detailed demographic, economic, and marketing statistics for European countries.

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International Marketing Data and Statistics 2014 - Euromonitor
Call Number: Reference HA 42 .I56
Offers detailed economic, demographic, and marketing statistics for 160 non-European countries.

International Consumer Markets 2014
Call Number: HF5415.32 .M554 2014
Analyzes consumer markets by industry sector and region. Includes country analysis for 15 nations.

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The World's Business Cultures - Barry Tomalin; Mike Nicks
Call Number: Reference HF5389 .T66 2014
Offers guidelines for understanding business cultures around the world. Includes business culture overviews of a dozen regions.

Websites with Country Data

  • CIA World Factbook
    Provides country overviews and economic data, including the GDP; major industries, exports, and imports; population; and political system.
  • FRED: Countries
    Provides economic data. Offers the ability to create and download charts. From the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
  • United Nations Statistical Yearbook
    Provides country-specific demographics and economic information.
  • Eurostat
    Illustrates statistics for European countries.
  • OECD: Stat Extracts
    Compare economic, social, and demographic statistics by country.
  • U.S. Department of State
    Find information on your country's political and economic situation.

Websites with Industry Information

Also look at your organizations within your industry to find news and statistical information.

Export and Import Information

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