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MKTG 456

International Marketing

Introduction

On this page you will see links to trusted web pages where you can find economic information about countries. 

World Bank

On the World Bank site you will be able to find the following information about your country:

  • Economic Overview and Strategies
  • Human Development
  • Data for:
    • Macro Poverty Outlook
    • Life Expectancy
    • GNI Per Capita
    • Projects & Operations
    • Global Economic Prospectus

Economy Watch Statistics

Scroll down the Economy Watch Econ Stats: The Economic Indicators and Statistics Database to find the desired country. You will be able to find country-specific data for:

  • Economic Indicators
  • Aggregate Indicators
  • Internet Indicators
  • Economic Freedom Indicators
  • Past & Forecasted Indicators

International Monetary Fund

From the International Monetary Fund home page, select the first letter of the desired country from the dropdown list and select the name of the country. This page will provide the following information:

  • At a Glance
    • Projected Real GDP
    • Outstanding Purchases and Loans
  • Country Data
    • Real GDP Growth
    • Inflation Rate
  • Scroll down to See All Documents and find the Selected Issues document for your country to see:
    • Financial Sector Overview
    • Risks and Vulnerabilities
    • Financial Inclusion and Deepening

World Bank Doing Business Data

The Doing Business Data website allows you to explore:

  • Economy Snapshots for 190 different countries that includes information about:
    • Starting a Business
    • Dealing with Construction Permits
    • Getting Electricity
    • Registering Property 
    • Getting Credit
    • Protecting Minority Investors 
    • Paying Taxes
    • Trading Across Borders
    • Enforcing Contracts
    • Resolving Insolvency
  • Subnational Snapshots
    • Data for cities or regions within some countries
  • Business Reforms
    • Summaries of reforms implemented since 2008

Other Useful Websites