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U.S. Department of State
U.S. Bilateral Relations Fact Sheets
Overviews of countries and international organizations
International Monetary Fund
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organization of 189 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world.
Political Risk Yearbooks
See the Business Source Complete database for the full text of the country reports
Europa World Plus
First published in 1926, the Europa World Year Book is renowned as one of the world's leading reference works, covering political and economic information in more than 250 countries and territories, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. The Europa Regional Surveys of the World offer in-depth, expert analysis at regional, sub-regional and country level.
Library CQ Press
The place to search or browse resources on American government, current affairs, history, politics, public policy, and data analysis for the social sciences.
Emerging Markets Information System
Find company directory information, financial data, and news from the world's emerging markets.
BBC News Country Profiles
Guide to history, politics and economic background of countries and territories, and background on key institutions.
Library of Congress Country Studies
Contains the electronic versions of 80 books previously published in hard copy as part of the Country Studies Series by the Federal Research Division.