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World Economies

Global Forum Reports

World Economies - multiple articles related to economies of the world

Investment Strategies - multiple articles including some related to global finance




Euromonitor International - reports for sale on all countries including descriptions of the political environment and statistics on economic and demographic indicators

Federation of International Trade Association's (FITA) Trade Finance Mini-Portal - extensive resources for international trade and finance

Hoover's Online - industry and company profiles including overviews, key financial information, company officers, "LinkedIn" connections to company employees, significant recent news and top competitors

International Monetary Fund Data and Statistics - information by country or region and by economic outlook reports

Journal of Emerging Market Finance - a peer-reviewed journal for debate and discussion on the theory and practice of finance in emerging markets

KPMG Global Enterprise Institute - news, insights and events related to global finance, accounting and risk management

Microfinance Gateway - a global microfinance resource that includes research and publications, featured articles, organization and consultant profiles and the latest news, events and job opportunities in microfinance

Mondaq - accounting information on 70 global markets, compiled by accounting, regulatory and commercial advisors

Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development Surveys - economic survey results by topic and by country for the 24 members of the OECD, an organization that brings together the governments of countries committed to democracy and the market economy

ThinkAdvisor - highlights on the latest financial tools and important trends that affect today’s financial advisors and clients including compensation and regulation

ThomasNet - a website containing every conceivable industrial product and service, indexed by 607,000 industrial companies in North America and by 67,000 products and services; many of these companies are not publically traded

World Bank Economic Policy and Debt - information and analyses of developments in debt and non-debt financial flows to developing countries as well as statistical reports on 150 countries

World Trade Organization International Trade and Tariff Data - interactive access to up-to-date WTO trade statistics and publications


Financing Trade

Export-Import Bank of the United States - the official US credit agency to assist in financing the export of US goods and services to international markets - resources from across the US government to assist American businesses in planning their international sales strategies such as market research, trade leads and advice on non-payment and intellectual property misappropriation

Trade Finance Analytics - comprehensive database of big-ticket trade finance deals available, news and data on big-ticket export, agency, structured trade and commodities finance


Currencies - benchmarked rates for the eight major world currencies

CNN - current and recent exchange rates between 17 major currencies and the US dollar

OANDA - exchange rates for 164 currencies all the way back to 1990

XE - country currency rates refreshed once per minute

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