Course number: 
MBA 533


Foreign Trade Statistics

FOREIGN TRADE is the official source for U.S. export and import statistics and responsible for issuing regulations governing the reporting of all export shipments from the United States. If you're searching for import or export statistics, information on export regulations, commodity classifications, or a host of other trade related topics, this is the place to get the information you need.

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Comprehensive source for rankings and top ten lists. Data collected from sources including United Nations agencies and the United States' Central Intelligence Agency's World Factbook.

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Starting Points

ABI/INFORM Collection

The business research database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as the Economist, country-and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world. Comparable to EBSCOhost Business Source Complete.

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Euromonitor's Passport database contains data for countries around the world covering consumer market sizes, market data & forecasts, consumer lifestyles, companies and brands, country risk and more.  Features millions of statistics and in-depth reports on 27 industries with demographic, macro and socioeconomic data and analysis on consumers and economies in 210 countries worldwide.

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SIC Search Online

Industrial Classification Codes: All companies are classified by the federal government into categories called industry classifications based on the general product of business line of the company. This categorization system assigns every business an SIC (Standard Industrial Classification) code and/or a North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code. The industry classification allow you to compare like companies and industries.Directories may contain one or both of these codes.

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World FactBook

World FactBook

Database of country profiles produced by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.

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Background Notes

International relation reports from the U.S. Department of State.

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BBC News Country Profiles

Country and territory profiles providing historical, political, and economic backgrounds. Supplemented by BBC News archives.

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Country Studies (Library of Congress)

Provides eBooks for 80 books previously published as part of the Country Studies Series, which describes and analyzes the "historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of select countries throughout the world" The series also aimed to analyze how these factors were affected by culture. The focus is on lesser known areas of the world, and as a result, is not comprehensive.

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Economist Country Briefings

Includes profiles for 60 countries including economic forecasts and political climates.

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Provides access to a wide variety of country, market and industry information resources.

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International Trade Administration

Provides country information, an tariff and tax information, export resources and industry information.

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Trade Compliance Center

The Office of Trade Agreements Negotiations and Compliance (TANC) helps make trade agreements work for American exporters and investors

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