COUNTRY FILES: FOREIGN GOVERNMENT STATISTICS
This source is an encyclopedia of foreign governments, with brief statistics, geographical facts, and maps that are clear and easy to reporduce. Unlike other sources, this one details the political structure and gives percent support for each political party in the country.
Colorado provides a high quality list of links to information about each country in the world. It has links to the web sites from: the government itself, the U.S. government, international organizations such as the U.N., commercial web sites such as the BBC.
The State Department has discontinued its Background Notes series. They were general overviews of each country of the world with general information. These link allows one to see the old, archived Background Notes. If
An interactive database that allows you to get labor data for each country in the world by category by date.
This site provides the latest international data available, mainly from creditor sources, on banking statistics, securities, derivatives, foreign exchange, and external debt for all countries worldwide. Reports are available in PDF form and as spreadsheets.
Stats and facts by country on a wide variety of topics. They include:
*Arms Production and Trade
*Memberships, Agreements, and Events
*Conflicts and Peace Keeping Activities
*Political System and Country Indicators
Full text guides and reports to assist U.S. companies in exporting goods to other countries. There are Country Commercial Guides, specific Industry Sector Analysis reports, and trade directories. You have to register (it is free) before you can have access to the guides. Students are allowed to register.
Portal for many trusted links to information and learning resources. From the Center for International Business Education and Research at Michigan State University.
The Doing Business Project provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 185 economies and selected cities at the subnational and regional level.
No longer published, these book-length investigations were originally published by the Defense Department. There are studies on 70 different countries. Some of the studies are old (Iraq is from 1988) while others are more recent (Russia is from 1996).
Further Internet resources for finding international statistics.