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Country Info

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Top Databases for Country Info

Country Profiles

Country Profiles

Includes reports published by Business Monitor International (Fitch Solutions), Country Watch, MarketLine, iHS Global, PRS Group –Political Risk Yearbook.

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Marketline analyzes the political, economic, social, technological, legal, and environmental (PESTLE) structure of the country. The PESTLE country analysis report series provides in-depth analysis of 50 major countries.

A gateway to OECD’s analysis and data. Contains economic surveys of countries and their economic outloo

Choose “Economies”. Find information on the Business environment; Cities; Economy, Finance and Trade; Industry; Infrastructure and Environment.

Includes EIU’s “Country Reports Top 50” and Oxford Economics Research’s “Country Economic Forecasts”. 
Go to Screening & Analysis> Research> Research search and limit by Report type: Investing/Economic.  This resource only works on Internet Explorer.

Commercial Guides

Commercial Guides

The World Bank provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms in 190 economies and selected cities at the subnational level.

Tax guides and highlights.

Spanish Institute of Export Trade guides.

Find Doing Business Country Guides, Country Tax Guides, Transfer Pricing Country Guides and Indirect Tax Country Guides.

Guide to International Business Location Costs.

Country Rankings

Country Rankings

WEF annual report on competitiveness of nations.

Compare countries on just about anything.

Ranking of 142 countries by prosperity as a combination of wealth and wellbeing.

Macroeconomic Data

Macroeconomic Data

Comprehensive international macroeconomic data. 
Available only at the Barcelona Library.

Comprehensive international economic and financial data. 
Available only at the Barcelona and Madrid Libraries (through Thomson Reuters Eikon).

Statistical information from the OECD.

International consumer markets, demographic and economic data for over 200 countries.

Financial and Country Statistics. 
Available only at the Barcelona and Madrid Libraries.

Cities

Cities

This in-house index examines all aspects that contribute to sustainability and quality of life in cities. 

Select Economies > Cities 
Euromonitor’s city reports, city analysis, datagraphics and more.

News

News

9,000 news and trade sources in 28 languages.

Working Abroad

Working Abroad

HBSC global expat surveys.

The biggest expat survey worldwide.