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Country Research


Countries and Their Cultures

Travel Guides Rough Guides Frommers Lonely Planet Virtual Tourist

GMID Euromonitor Countries & Consumers, Consumer Lifestyle and Country Pulse reports


EIU Euromonitor The Country Reports give a broad and up to date overview of the economic and political conditions in countries.  The Market Indicators and Forecasts provide data bases profiles with estimated growth and contraction areas.

GlobalEdge Free aggregator of authoritative county reports by International Business Center at Michigan State Univresity

Doing Business Guides

Country Commercial Guides Extensive reports on doing business in foreign countries.

EIU Euromonitor Country Commerce Reports cover regulation, taxes, competition, trade, human resources and intellectual property

Global Negotiation Resources Handbook on business communication norms.

World Bank Doing Business Reports, rankings and more on business regulations on doing business in 183 economies. Also compares business climates on the city level.

Deloitte International Tax & Business Guides Reports on investment climate, regulatory concerns, taxation and employment law in 120 countries

Export Import Procedures & Documentation 

Market Analysis


Market research reports and industry reports are the first place to find out about the

NetAdvantage Get S&P Industry Surveys, all reports are written from U.S. perspective but are global in scope.

Mergent Webreports If NetAdvantage doesn't cover you industry Mergent may.

ReferenceUSA Use the OneSource module to find Datamonitor, BMI and Freedonia reports.

Mintel Great market researach reports but international coverage is limited to the UK.

Market Research Library Free registration required to download market research reports by the U.S. Commercial Service

GlobalTradeNet Provided by the Federation of International Trade Associations, this portal provides access to market analysis authored by U.S. Commercial Service and comparable agencies in the UK and elsewhere.

GMID Euromonitor The FIRST/BEST place for international/foreign market research


International trade associations can be outstanding sources for market research, but the extent of the data and analysis they make available to non-members varies widely.  Use these sources to identify trade associations. Not that leading trade associations are often listed in market research reports.

ASAE Gateway to Associations

Leardership Directory Only works from on campus, US focus.

Alacra Industry Spotlights


You ignore trade news at your own peril.  How else will you know what is happening in your market?

ABI Inform

Proquest Asian Business

Proquest European Business


Business Source Premier


Google News

Other Great Resources

SRDS Use this to find out about advertising rates (works best with Internet Explorer)

Global New Product Development This database is the most fun!  Use it to see new products introduced in your catagory, check out packaging, ingredients, claims and price points.

lhauck Linda Hauck
Business Librarian
Falvey Library, Villanova University
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Villanova , PA , 19085
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