Country Commercial Guides
Prepared annually by U.S. embassies with the assistance of several U.S. government agencies. These reports present a comprehensive look at countries' commercial environments, using economic, political and market analysis.
Created by the International Trade Administration, Export.gov brings together U.S. government information relevant to the U.S. exporter and those planning to expand their business abroad.
BBC News Country Profiles
Includes an overview of recent history and the current political situation of each country, basic facts, and a media overview.
Gives statistical data for 201 countries around the world. In addition to statistics, historical, economic, and political conditions are available.
Courtesy of the CIA, this source provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.