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International Trade Research

Finding information on a country may require a combination of library and online research. This page will help  you find the best possible sources of information on various countries through database country reports and online sources. If you are unable to find what you are looking for, be sure to contact your librarian to get help. 

Below are the key databases you will need to investigate to find information on countries. Each database will have something different to offer, so it is often recommended that you look at each. Remember, you will need to look at multiple sources to help you find your answers. 

Library Databases

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Business Source Complete (EBSCO)

Magazine and journal articles on all aspects of business and management. Also includes company and industry profiles, SWOT analyses and market, country and product reports.

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Passport GMID

Market reports that analyze consumer and service industries across 80 countries. Also includes company profiles. Industries covered include Apparel, Consumer Finance, Consumer Foodservice and Travel & Tourism.

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Statistical data and analysis of business, industry, product brands, market share, media, and social scientific topics, obtained from both private and public sector sources, and covering all regions of the world.


Below are some key website you might find useful in research information on various countries. Information about individual websites can be found below each link.