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U.S. Census Bureau – Foreign Trade

U.S. Census Bureau – Foreign Trade

This is “the official source for U.S. export and import statistics” and a great place to go for U.S. “import or export statistics, information on export regulations, commodity classifications, or a host of other trade related topics.”
Subject: Business & Economics–International Business; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Statistics; Law, Government And Political Science–Executive Branch–Agencies–Economic; Business & Economics–Statistics

CorporateInformation

CorporateInformation

Searchable by country, company name and industry. Gives fast facts for each country, links to sources of company information, a list of and definitions of extensions (such as Inc.) found after company names, and research reports for 15,000 companies.
Subject: Business & Economics–International Business; Business & Economics–Finance–Corporate Finance; Business & Economics–Industry

Alexander Palace Time Machine

Alexander Palace Time Machine

Originally a virtual tour of the home of the last Tsar and his family, the site has evolved into a general resource for information on the last years of Imperial Russia. “Here you can browse from a wide range of options – from rare online books, to palaces, recipes, antique cars and travelogues.”
Subject: Regional & Country Information–Europe–Russia–History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–19th Century History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–European History; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–20th Century History

Euro Data Map

Euro Data Map

A resource for economic data, such as GDP growth, inflation rate, and budget deficit, of select European countries. This site may not work with some browsers, though a text-only version of the information is also available.
Subject: Business & Economics–International Business; Regional & Country Information–Europe

The Electronic Embassy

The Electronic Embassy

“The Electronic Embassy links the staffs and resources of the Washington D.C. embassy community to their constituencies in business and industry, education, the press and government.” This searchable Web site includes the following sections: Foreign embassies on the World Wide Web, and comprehensive information from the rest of the Washington D.C …
Subject: Business & Economics–International Business; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–International Government & Intergovernmental Groups; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism

Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)

Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)

“The mission of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world.” This site offers statistics and reports on the OECD’s key topics, including health, education, corporate governance and nuclear energy.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty; Business & Economics–International Business; Business & Economics–Economics; Business & Economics–Statistics

International Bank Deposit Rates Exchange

International Bank Deposit Rates Exchange

Provides deposit and savings rates of the leading banking and financial institutions, as well as risk data, for an extensive list of countries to enable effective assessment of risk and return by market. All data is collected from the public websites of the relevant financial institutions.
Subject: Business & Economics–International Business; Business & Economics–Banking; Business & Economics–Finance–Investments

AME Info

AME Info

“The ultimate Middle East business resource” includes company news and news from selected industries, exhibitions and events, travel guide, country facts, a business directory and more.
Subject: Business & Economics–International Business; Regional & Country Information–Middle East; Business & Economics–Business Directories

Australasian Legal Business

Australasian Legal Business

“ALB is the only independent magazine dedicated to the latest legal news, events and developments in Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, China, Asia and the international business community … With coverage on all the important and emerging areas of practice and business, ALB provides the most updated legal and business news from in and around the re …
Subject: Business & Economics–International Business

Globalization 101

Globalization 101

Globalization 101 is “dedicated to providing students with information and interdisciplinary learning opportunities” on the issue of globalization. Includes issue briefs, news analysis as well as resources for teachers.
Subject: Business & Economics–International Business; Business & Economics–Finance

Retailspeak

Retailspeak

Read articles about Microsoft’s solutions for people working in the retail, hospitality, consumer goods, and professional services industries. Includes news, features, case studies, and opinions.
Subject: Business & Economics–International Business; Business & Economics–Business Administration & Management; Business & Economics–Industry–Business And Personal Services; Computers & Internet–Computer Software

Industry Canada

Industry Canada

Canada’s department of industry site offers resources for businesses and consumers. Program areas include developing industry and technology capability, promoting investment and trade, promoting tourism and small business development, and setting rules and services that support the effective operation of the marketplace.
Subject: Business & Economics–International Business; Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship; Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services

UN Comtrade

UN Comtrade

More than 140 countries provide annual commodities trade data to the United Nations Statistics Division, which is reported in the website.
Subject: Business & Economics–International Business; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Statistics; Business & Economics–Statistics

The Clute Institute for Academic Research

The Clute Institute for Academic Research

Provides access to both abstracts and full text articles for all the journals published by the Clute Institute for Academic Research. Not all the journals are current and the site is continually being updated. The journals focus on areas such as business and economics as well as teaching.
Subject: Business & Economics–International Business; Business & Economics–Business Administration & Management

The Bank for International Settlements

The Bank for International Settlements

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) is an international organization that serves as a bank for central banks. It contains many original resources including economic and monetary statistics and research papers and “forum to promote discussion and policy analysis among central banks and within the international financial community.”
Subject: Business & Economics–International Business; Business & Economics–Banking; Business & Economics–Statistics