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International Business

Bureau of Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs
This agency represents the intersection of U.S. business and foreign policy. You'll find reports on issues affecting U.S. economic interests abroad and policy statements on issues such as sanctions, energy, free trade, and investment.
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Country Commercial Guides
Prepared by U.S. Embassies, these reports present a comprehensive look at countries' commercial environments, using economic, political and marketing analysis.
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Country Guides
Compiled by the Baker Library at Harvard Business School, these country guides provide brief statistical overviews as well as links to online sources for financial information. (Note: Dowling College Library subscribes to many of the same databases listed here for news and current information.)
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Dismal Scientist
The Dismal Scientist provides a current and easy-to-understand look at the U.S. economy as well as snapshots of international economic indicators. You'll also find commentary, analysis, and links to more data.
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Doingbusiness
Sponsored by the World Bank, this page provides extensive information on foreign business environments for investors or business ventures.
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Eurostat
Statistics on the European Union including population, external trade, economy, transportation, agriculture, and energy. Statistics are updated daily.
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Export.gov
Sponsored by the U.S. Commercial Service of the U.S. Department of Commerce, this site is your source for all things related to exporting and conducting business abroad. Register for market research and trade leads.
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Foreign Embassies in Washington D.C.
Links to embassies where they provide information on business, trade, travel.
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globalEDGE
Provides over 3,000 links to Internet sources of international business and economic information in English. Links include: full-text files of recent articles and research reports, statistical tables and graphs, and portals.
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International Business Ethics Institute
IBEI is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that seeks to create public awareness of responsible international business conduct as well as assist companies with their work abroad. Click on the "Publications" button to access the organization's magazine, "International Business Ethics Review."
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International Chamber of Commerce
The ICC promotes international trade, investment and the market economy system worldwide; makes rules that govern the conduct of business across borders; and provides essential services, such as the ICC International Court of Arbitration. This well-designed site represents members from 130 nations.
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International Economics Gateway
A gateway to links for international economics, organized into categories like resource pages and data archives; international organization pages; national government pages; and corporate servers.
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International Trade Web Resources
Compiled by the Federation of International Trade Associations (FITA), it indexes more than 2000 links related to international trade.
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MBendi - Information for Africa
Africa's electronic encyclopedia of business and commercial information.
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NationMaster
A fun tool for comparing countries in a variety of areas. Click on "Statistics" and choose from subjects such as crime, education, environment, military, religion, and more.
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OFFSTATS
A compilation of statistical resources available on the Web. Search by country, region, or topic.
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Serra International, Inc. Home of the Import-Export Directory
Current, up-to-date resources for international trade, transportation, travel, news and weather.
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U.S. Council for International Business
News, information, and policies regarding world trade, including a link to the International Chamber of Commerce.
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Importing/Exporting rules, regulations, procedures, requirements, publications and forms.
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United Nations Conference on Trade & Development Publications
A variety of complete publications related to investment and development around the world.
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US International Trade Commission: HOME PAGE
Federal agency that reports on international trade, including tariff affairs, and has links to trade-related sites.
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World Development Reports
"The World Bank's annual World Development Report (WDR) is an invaluable guide to the economic, social and environmental state of the world today. Each year the WDR provides in depth analysis of a specific aspect of development. Past reports have considered such topics as the role of the state, transition economies, labor, infrastructure, health, the environment, and poverty. The reports are the Bank's best-known contribution to thinking about development."
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World Economic Outlook: April 2008
Compiled by the International Monetary Fund, this report examines the international housing and business cycle. This page also provides links to other WEO issues and research from the IMF.
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