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STRATEGY 310 - Competing in the Global Business Environment: Country social and economic data
Select research by country for detailed profiles including history, information on government and culture, economic data and risk. A great place to start research on any country; research is also available by Trade Bloc, economic classification (emerging, frontier or mature markets) and industry.
World Bank's Ease of Doing Business reports include rankings on a variety of criteria related to starting and running a business in a country, information on costs and country-specific procedures and regulations.
The CIA's popular publication provides country-specific information on geography, society, government, energy, military and economic data, with detailed references. Click on The World Factbook Archive from a company profile for links to previous years' editions for historical information.
FitchConnect is a robust and comprehensive credit analytics and macro intelligence platform providing users with credit research, credit ratings, macroeconomic and financial fundamental data, country risk research and indices, industry research, Financial Implied Ratings, and a curated news service. Data includes up to 30 years history of fundamental financial data, 25 years of country risk data on over 200 countries, and sector reports for agribusiness, autos, banking & financial services, commodity prices, consumer & retail, consumer electronics, defense & security, oil & gas, insurance, food & drink, freight transport & shipping, information technology, infrastructure, medical devices, metals, mining, petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals & healthcare, power, real estate, renewables, telecommunications, and tourism.
Country overviews including economic data and forecasts, research reports on finance, economics and risks, news and equity market information. Start with the Countries tab on the home page of the database.
S&P Capital IQ platform provides research, data, and analysis on private and public companies. Financial information for over 100,000 companies globally. Additional data on industries, capital structure, M&A, PE, fixed income, hierarchy/corporate family tree data, and company-level ownership information are also included. Historical and forecast macroeconomic data and historical data on over 270 commodities series, with some available to 1970.