- (US Export/Import Statistics for Bulk, Intermediate, and Consumer Oriented
Foods and Beverages)
The "BICO" Report provides U.S. trade data on agricultural, fish and forest products. It has proven a useful planning tool for companies, trade associations, and public agencies interested in analyzing and tracking U.S. agricultural trade trends worldwide. The BICO Report is available in both calendar and fiscal year format for both exports and imports. The data source is U.S. Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce.
This resource from the United States Central Intelligence Agency provides background data and statistics about all the countries in the world.
The Country Studies series is a standard reference source for information about developed and developing nations alike. There are currently 85 detailed Country Studies available on this web site. Includes maps and charts and is completely searchable.
The EUROPA site provides detailed information on the European Union's goals and policies. EUROPA is a common endeavour of the EU's institutions, run by the European Commission.
Resources on the Web
This site from Michigan State University includes more than 400 reviewed links that cover domestic and international news journals and periodicals, region and country information, and trade and statistical data.
Business Resource Page
The International Business Resources Page provides a listing of print sources on the topic of international business along with relevant links to sources on the Internet. The printed sources listed on this page reflect the holdings at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Check GIL to see if GSU holds any of the print materials listed.
JETRO USA (Japan External
This site provides practical information to persons who wish to export to Japan, set up a business in Japan and/or otherwise start business with Japanese parties. Additionally, this server maintains systematic data regarding the Japanese economy and trade. Also provides links to well informed U.S. and Japan sources on contemporary issues.
and International Business Links
This site from the College of Business at West Texas A&M University offers over 1200 useful links to marketing and international business related sites. The site is updated regularly and includes links to journals, benchmarking information, international finance and much more.
UT-LANIC is managed by the Institute of Latin American Studies (ILAS) at the University of Texas at Austin, and sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Ford Foundation. This site provides Latin American users with access to academic databases and information services throughout the Internet world.
Country and Region Reports
These reports produced by the World Bank provide valuable analysis of many countries and regional trading areas. Reports include economic overviews, recent economic developments, medium-term prospects and a discussion of external debt.
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Last revised: September 29, 2009
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