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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The iMBA's Guide to Digital Business Research

Country Analysis

Country profiles/reports are important as they cover:
  • Political conditions
  • Economic conditions 
  • Some forecasts
  • May include risk factors and regulatory environment

The following library databases are great for finding information on country profiles:

PEST Chart

EIU Country Intelligence

In search box, type country name, then click GO



The results will show a profile of the country. You may search through the tabs at the top of the profile or go to the REPORTS tab, and click 'Generate Country Reports'.


Emerging Markets Information Service

To find information: first select a country or multiple countries; then click on company analysis, industry analysis, or country analysis tab; and type the name within search box.

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Country Reports

IMF Country Reports

Reports and statistics about a country's economic conditions, developments and issues. Provides articles, news announcements, and analyses published by IMF staff.

OECD iLibrary

Baker McKenzie Global Transactions Forecast

Need More Help?

The Business Information Services Staff can assist you in getting started with these and other resources.  If you have any questions, please e-mail