International Business Research Guide

Focuses on international business information, both general categories and specific countries.

International Business Environments: All Country Research

Use these resources when starting your international research for basic data for a one-time business trip or building long-term business relationships in a country or region. 

Searching for information about Specific Countries & Regions

Use the following resources to begin a search for your specific country or region of the world. Also consider searching .gov websites for a nation's official regulatory department such as: finance, labor relations, stocks market, banking, or a national bank.  Consider flexibility in using multiple or alternative key words to expand your search and potential results list.

Content Outlines - where available websites are in English:


To give your trip a geo-location perspective, check out these maps:

WorldMap is a scalable and editable geographic map to view regions at different levels of detail; use the slider (or double-click) to enlarge image on the screen.  This is an Open Source map based on GeoNode which enables creation of custom URLs based upon your selections and scale chosen.

World Map*   Select the political tab, then a continent tab to view all countries within that region.  Scroll down below each continent's overview map for links to specific country maps.
[*All maps at are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.5 License.]


Print & Electronic Resources