Country Overview Reports in EBSCO
Here are several outstanding sources I recommend for international business research on countries. In the first four titles, you should use the canned searches in the Permanent URL's below, and then substitute the country of your choice in the "Poland" spot.
Business Forecast Report helps businesses with market assessment, strategic planning and decision making to promote growth and profitability in the reported country and is an essential tool for faculty, students and business executives.
- Forecast the pace and stability of country's economic and industry growth through a five year projection.
- Identify and evaluate adverse political and economic trends, to facilitate risk mitigation.
- Assess the critical shortcomings of the business environment that pose hidden barriers and costs to corporate profitability.
- Contextualize the country's risks against regional peers using BMI's country comparative Risk Ratings system.
- Evaluate external threats to doing business in the country, including currency volatility, the commodity price boom and protectionist policies.
The Business Forecast Reports by Business Monitor International (BMI) includes four major sections with country SWOT analysis: Economic Outlook, Political Outlook, Business Environment and Key Sector Outlook.
- Economic analysis, data, and forecasts
- Political analysis
- Regulatory analysis
- Tax laws and impacts
- Operational conditions
- Security risk analysis
Using the globally-recognized PESTLE country analysis framework, MarketLine Country Analysis Profiles contain insight into the Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Legal and Environmental key influences in over 150 developed and emerging markets. These profiles are a great starting point to help you understand individual countries and the industries operating within them, and they contain data on the current strengths and challenges as well as future prospects and risks facing the profiled country
CountryWatch Country Reviews are comprehensive online reports for each country dynamically updated as major events occur.
Access over 100 pages of detailed profiling of each county’s historical, political, economic, social, demographic, business and environmental issues.
Features sections on foreign relations, political climate, economic conditions and cultural etiquette
Updated annually or as major events occur.
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Fast, up-to-date access to…
- Five-year forecast scenarios
- Risk ratings for the future
- Full summary of risk outlook
- Political players
- Key economic data
- Country background
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and then work through this list, all available countries should be in alphabetical order:
Not every country will be in the above sources.
Last Update: January 23, 2014