Rates the business environment in 183 countries. Examines the difficulty of hiring and firing workers, starting a business, getting credit, enforcing contracts, and closing a business. Choose Select an Economy (upper RH corner). Published by the World Bank.
Evaluating the risk of investing in a foreign country also involves an
examination of the financial markets, regulatory climate, and economic
Provides extensive country reports which include information on economic conditions (incl. COVID-19 economic impact), public finances, detailed information on the labor force, demographics, consumption, income, imports, exports, foreign direct investments, health indicators, business culture and local habits, government structure, overview of stability and threats, and the political environment.
Sources of information include market research, trade publications, scientific journals, and government databases.
24 page full-text document provides statistics and information on the economy, industries, securities trade, geography and history, people, government, communications, media, transportation, and the military. Choose a country from the pull down SELECT A COUNTRY.
Contains selected macroeconomic data series from the statistical appendix of the World Economic Outlook report. Allows one to compare economic data by country or by region. Also provides future projections.