Very detailed guide to conducting business in 178 economies around the globe.
IMPORTANT: To access a detailed report on each country, first select your country on the right and then click the "Download Economy Profile" icon found in middle of the resulting page
These detailed guides focus on tax system, operating conditions and investment climate in each country. Additional coverage includes the business and regulatory environment, foreign investment, and employment.
The Lex Mundi Guides to Doing Business series offers valuable, information-packed resources prepared by our premier member firms that provide an in-depth look at business, economic, political and cultural trends in more than 100 jurisdictions around the world.
Export.gov gathers resources from across the U.S. Government to assist American businesses in planning their international sales strategies and succeed in today’s global markets. See their Market Research Library. Students have free access after registering with the website.
Access the U.S. Commercial Service Market Research Library containing more than 100,000 industry and country-specific market reports, authored by our specialists working in overseas posts.
The Library Includes:
Country Commercial Guides
Multilateral Development Bank Reports*
* These market research reports are available only to U.S. companies and students/researchers that are registered with Export.gov.
Great new resources to find operating costs in certain industries or other countries
*Find the average labor costs of manufacturing aircraft parts in Germany
*Find the average cost of leasing a facility for food processing in Brazil
The U.S. Census Bureau conducts demographic, economic, and geographic studies of other countries and strengthens statistical development around the world through technical assistance, training, and software products.
*Country & Political Risk--includes strategies, macroeconomic indicators, and Risk/Reward Ratings
*Country Forecast Reports contain key information about business environment, macroeconomics, global & regional strategy
*Compare & Export tool--use for country comparisons, including import/export data
Statistics and analysis of consumer products industries and service industries like travel and sports. Also covers consumer lifestyles as well as analysis of the economy, infrastructure, and business environment in over 200 countries.