Saturday, April 18, 2015

United Nations Statistics Division

...brings UN statistical databases within easy reach of users through a single entry point"

Friday, April 17, 2015

Cities in China: Economic and Consumer Dynamics

 "Euromonitor has assessed the macro-economy, demography, consumer affluence, and administrative management landscape that currently impact Chinese cities"
(thanks, Amelia Kassel)

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Standard & Poor's | Ratings actions & Indices. Global

Free reg. req.

Publications - GOV.UK

Official site.  Search on:  40 topics or keyword, publ. types, departments, international.

FRB: Beige Book - 2015

Fed. Reserve.  covers all districts data  + summary of consumer finances

Global Information Technology Report 2015

 World Economic Forum. Rankings.   Includes country profiles + more.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

GulfBase.com – GCC Stock Markets – Markets Summary

Middle East company profiles.  7 ME stock exchanges.   News.

Finance and Economy.AMEInfo

"the Middle East’s leading business news website"

Friday, April 10, 2015

US County Tracker. Nat'l Ass'n of Counties.

Economic indicators by county.    27 pages.   "assesses the performance of the 3,069 county economies in 2013 by studying annual changes in four indicators—economic output (GDP), employment, the unemployment rate and home prices..."

Thursday, April 09, 2015

WIPO Global Brand Database

World Intellectual Property Org.

PATENTSCOPE

Another avenue for searching World Intellectual Property Org. database.
allows full text searching

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

FTSE Global Indices

"...measures multiple markets and asset classes in more than 80 countries."

International Directory of Testing Laboratories

 American Society for Testing and Materials .  30,000 members.    140 countries. Labs pay to be listed.
(Thanks, Paul L. Anthony)

STEM & innovation Report Cards 2015

State reports.  Alliance for Science & Technology  Research in America.

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Enterprise Surveys - World Bank Group

"the world's most comprehensive company-level data in emerging markets and developing economies. Business data are available on 130,000 firms in 135 countries."

Friday, April 03, 2015

Small Business Plans

Score Foundation. Sponsored by various corporate & media organizations.

UN Conference-Trade & Development. Handbook of Statistics.

2002 - current   "Individual countries & economic / trade groupings"

Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates. BLS

US,  by city, metro and non-metro areas

UNCTAD | World Investment Report . Annual

Country fact sheets + more

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Marketing Resource Directory. AMA

American Marketing Association.  Select from 14 categories.

LibGuides at BRASS - Business Reference & Services Section

"Selected free and fee-based resources highly relevant to information professionals providing business reference services."  ALA.

Friday, March 27, 2015

IMF World Economic Outlook. January 2015

Int'l Monetary Fund.

Demographic Trends. New Strategic Press.

Up to date various demographic stats.  2006 - current.  Free.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

India catalog of products and services. buyers & sellers.

(Thanks, Jeff Hardy)

Monthly M&A Insider. by MergerMarket. Global

34 pages.  Top deals.  Merger Trend graphs.

FT 400 Top Financial Advisers. US

Financial Times Special Report

Business Plans Handbook. Gale

"...actual business plans written by entrepreneurs in N. America who are seeking financing for their business." Meticulously  detailed (includes costs) for 100's of businesses.
2006 edition but still useful.  from  Gale Reference for Business (9 volumes) 

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Export.gov - Market Research. Global.

Trade.gov - State Reports


Exports , jobs & foreign investment data by U.S. State. Latest data is 2013.  No company info.

Sunday, March 22, 2015

GLOBUS & Nat'l Trade Databank. International Business . STAT-USA

Be grateful to U of S. Florida for rescuing these important resources.  "STAT-USA ceased to exist after September 30, 2010. Links are provided on this page to sources which were used for GLOBUS & NTDB."

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Business Expenses. US Census

Annual.  Detailed Retail, Manufactures,Wholesale, Service sectors.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Financial Economics Network . Conferences. Global.

FEN Professional Announcements     Calls for papers & participants.
Posted by Social Science Research Network.

U.S. Government Expanding Access to Research. article.

"Research funded by the U.S. government is finally going to be available for anyone to read and cite."
(Information Today, Inc.)

Join American Red Cross Ready Rating.

 A "free, self-guided program designed to help businesses, organizations and schools become better prepared for emergencies. "

Investment Project Information Database. China

Inward & outward investment by gov't and enterprises.  Provides project description.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Site Selection Directory . Business Incentives. Global

Business Facilities  magazine.  State by State + International.

Corporate Subsidy Watch

Good Jobs First, a DC "national policy resource center for grassroots groups and public officials, promoting corporate and government accountability "
The Useful Websites link on this site may also be of interest.

Statistics. Ministry of Commerce. China

Import/Export, FDI, Trade.   No company info.

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Economic Indicators.Council Economic Advisers. Monthly, 1995 - current

"...economic information on gross domestic product, income, employment, production, business activity, prices, money, credit, security markets, Federal finance, and international statistics."
Includes some international stats.

Consumer Expenditures. Bureau of Labor Statistics. 2007 -2013

This is the latest report.  24 pages.