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Countries and Cultures
The Encyclopedia of World Cultures by
Publication Date: 1996 - 2002
This reference set lists and describes more than 1,500 global cultures. Based on research of social scientists, it is the source for historical, social, political, economic, linguistic, religious, and other information on virtually every existing culture.
eHRAF World Cultures
Ethnographic materials covering all aspects of cultural and social life worldwide. Click on "Browse Cultures" to search for a culture by name.
Market and Economic Conditions
You'll find links to full text journals and newspapers in Asia, to Asian stock information, and other general links of interest to those doing business with or traveling to Asia.
Information about IMF (International Monetary Fund) financial organization and operations, resources, interest rates, lending practices, and much more.
Guide to Indian (India) companies, importers, exporters, associations, and other trade information of interest.
Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Canada
Contains such information as Canadian industry reports, Canadian business laws and regulations, and links to directories of Canadian companies.
World Bank Open Data
Data about development in countries around the globe by country, topic, indicator, and more.
Export & Import
Euromonitor's online market research tool, formerly called GMID or Global Market Information Database, monitors economic trends and gives strategic analysis, market size, and market share for numerous products across key countries. Passport includes demographic, psychographic, economic and marketing reports, and statistics, which are comparable across countries. It provides country profiles that include economic news and emerging sectors, and integrated data sets that provide historical trends and forecasting numbers. Datasets may be downloaded to Excel.
EMIS (Emerging Market Information Service)
EMIS, Emerging Market Information Service, presents news, industry information, company profiles, reports, and financial data, closing price quotes, macroeconomic statistics and forecasts, and legal and political news from emerging markets in Asia, Latin America, and Central and Eastern Europe including the Baltic States and Russia. Searches can be narrowed to resources in English though they include many articles in over a dozen languages. New Dashboard allows you to see the latest news by country, company news, industry reports and company reports, and to go directly to an industry. On campus link to EMIS..
Trade Data and Statistics