The starting point for the foreign entry strategy paper could be a close examination of a U.S. multinational, the overall operating conditions of an industry or the business environment of the target market.  This guide lists the databases with industry/market research reports & country reports for emerging markets as well as databases with business research on market entry strategies.

 Emerging Market Industry Reports

D&B Hoovers
Industry reports from Marketline, Euromonitor for all sectors and company profiles

EMIS Intelligence (Emerging Markets Information Service)
Delivers company and industry information together with relevant news, research, and analytics for developing markets.

Euromonitor (Passport)  Limitations on Use
Focus on consumer goods and services. Offers market reports, company reports, consumer profiles and forecasts.

Global New Products Database (Mintel)  Limitations on Use
Monitors new product activity in consumer packaged goods markets worldwide. Not really reports but intelligence about CPGs globally.

IBISWorld
Industry reports for China only.

Statista
Provides a portal to statistics and studies gathered by market researchers, trade organizations, scientific publications, and government sources. Topics covered include industries, media, companies, product categories, and countries.

 Emerging Market Country Profiles

A to Z World Business
Offers country guides for doing business, reference materials relevant to importing, exporting and global business, and primers for understanding a range of topics related to international business.

Country Commercial Guides.
Country Commercial Guides (CCG\'s) are prepared annually by U.S. embassies with the assistance of several U.S. government agencies. These reports present a comprehensive look at countries\' commercial environments, using economic, political and market analysis.

Economist Intelligence Unit
Features commerce reports, country reports, market indicators, and forecasts with monthly and annual in-depth analysis, data, and ratings. Covers infrastructure, demographics, political scene, domestic economy, and foreign trade, including regional and industrial sector breakdowns for over 200 countries.

Euromonitor (Passport)  Limitations on Use
Provides lifestyle statistics and reports, market data and analysis, and market forecasts for selected countries. Includes 6-year historic market size data for selected consumer products plus 5-year forecasts.

Global Edge
Global business knowledge site providing access to authoritative data from Michigan State University.

OECD iLibrary
Provides full text access to the books, periodicals, working papers, and statistical publications produced by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) since 1998. Also contains several statistical databases including Main Economic Indicators, International Trade by Commodity Statistics, and compendia of agriculture, education, environment, and social statistics.

UHY Doing Business Guides
"Prepared by UHY’s member firms, each ‘Doing Business’ guide covers country specific business information you need to consider should you wish to pursue business interests there".

Gale business insights handbook of global business law
Book with chapters on doing business in new markets, imports, exports and marketing plans.

 Emerging Market Business Articles

ABI/INFORM Complete (ProQuest)
Provides access to scholarly journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals, and country- and industry-focused reports.

Business Source Premier (EBSCO)
Provides access to a wide range of academic business journals and trade magazines. Topics include management, marketing, finance, economics, and management information systems. Full text access may be embargoed for up to three years. Coverage goes back to 1965.

Financial Times  Access Instructions
Provides full access to the web edition which features the same content found in the print edition plus additional multimedia features, company tear sheets, interactive charting, a dictionary of financial terms, and recruitment tools. Digital access to the print edition is available via ABI/Inform and Nexis Uni.
Subscription courtesy of Villanova School of Business.