These reports from the U.S. Department of Commerce look at the market conditions, economic situations, political environment, best export sectors, trade regulations, investment incentives, and finance techniques of nearly 150 countries.
These often talk briefly about countries' political relations with the United States and other countries. Although they are updated periodically, the schedule is irregular and some are several years old. There are links to other government sources of information.
Older, book-length documents containing a great deal of valuable information about many, but not all, countries of the world.Online versions of books published from 1988 through 1998 by the Library of Congress
Provides detailed national accounts estimates for 189 countries from 1996-2007. From the United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Statistics Division. Call No... GovUN HC79 .I5 N373 2007 v.1-4
Published with the assistance of the Human Relations Area Files at Yale, this describes the various ethnic and national subcultures from around the world. The articles about all of these groups are not yet in eHRAF, which is still being added to.