A series of audio podcasts from The Economist focusing on doing business in 28 international cities. Click here to link to website.
Competitive Alternatives: KPMG's Guide to International Business Location
KPMG's guide for comparing business locations and costs in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.
From the World Bank, Doing Business provides insight into the business climate in 183 economies and selected cities.
Export.gov brings together resources from across the U.S. Government to assist American businesses in planning their international sales strategies and succeed in today’s global marketplace. Be sure to explore this site thoroughly.
FITA - The Federation for International Trade Associations
The FITA Global Trade Portal, is the source for international import export trade leads, events, and links to 8,000 international trade (export import) related Websites. Click on the "Country Profiles" link on the left to find information on your country.
Created by the International Business Center at Michigan State University, globalEDGE™ is a knowledge web-portal that connects international business professionals worldwide to a wealth of information, insights, and learning resources on global business activities.
Market Research Library
Part of export.gov, this has over 100,000 industry- and country-specific market reports, including Country Commercial Guides, written by trade specialists overseas.
Transparency International monitors corruption around the globe. They issue various reports on countries around the globe including the National Integrity System Assessments which analyze anti-corruption provisions and capacities of countries.
The MU Libraries have numerous books (both in print and online) on international business etiquette. Go to MERLIN, enter business etiquette and click the "Search" button. Sample titles: