International Trade Resources

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International Trade Resources:

International Trade Resources and Sites

A+ Country Reports, for Countries Around the World
http://www.countryreports.org/

A Chartbook Of International Labor Comparisons
http://www.bls.gov/fls/chartbook.htm

Aconie – Manufacturers Diretory, Online Trading, Import Export, B2B Portal
http://www.aconie.com/

ACR Import / Export Library
http://www.the-acr.com/ie/library.htm

African Development Bank Group (AfDB) – Statistics
http://www.afdb.org/en/knowledge/statistics/ 

Africa Web Links: an Annotated Resource List
http://www.africa.upenn.edu/Home_Page/WWW_Links.html

AlgoMtl – Import Export Trade Leads                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              http://en.algomtl.com/

Alibaba: The World’s Largest Base of Suppliers
http://www.alibaba.com/

Allerglobal – Create Your Free Allergy Travel Card
http://www.allerglobal.com/

AME Info – Middle East Business & Finance Resources
http://www.ameinfo.com/

Asian Development Bank (ADB) – Economics and Statistics
http://adb.org/data/main

Asian Sources
http://www.asiansources.com/

Asian Studies WWW Virtual Library
http://coombs.anu.edu.au/WWWVL-AsianStudies.html

assortis.com – International Development Business Opportunities
http://www.assortis.com/

A Visual Sourcebook of Chinese Civilization
http://depts.washington.edu/chinaciv/

B2GMarket – Global Procurement Marketplace for International Supply Industry
http://www.fedvendor.com/

Baltic News Service
http://www.bns.ee/

BizEurope Resources
http://www.bizeurope.com/

Business-China
http://www.business-china.com/

Canadian Trade Index
http://www.ctidirectory.com/

Centre for International Trade
http://centretrade.com/

Central Europe Online
http://world.einnews.com/region/centraleurope

Chempages–Links Among International Chemical Industry
http://www.chempages.com/html/english/index.htm

CH Non-Food Import-Export Trade Market
http://www.ch-non-food.com/index.html

China Bidding
http://www.chinabidding.org/

ChinaBIG
http://www.chinabig.com/

China Brief
http://www.jamestown.org/programs/chinabrief/

China Economic News Service
http://www.cens.com/

China Excite
http://www.chinaexcite.com/

China Vitae
http://www.chinavitae.com/

Chinese Agriculture Information
http://www.chinabeseen.com/index_new.htm

Chinese Economic Databases (CED)
http://ics.nccu.edu.tw/eced/

CIA World Factbook
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html

CompanyCheck – Europe’s Largest Source for Company, Directors and Sole Traders Information
http://companycheck.co.uk/

Country Studies from the Federal Research Division Library of Congress
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/

CultureGrams – Country Reports
http://www.culturegrams.com/

Cuba WWW
http://www.unipr.it/~davide/cuba/home.html

dgMarket – Development Gateway Market
http://www.dgmarket.com/tenders/

Directory of Development Organizations
http://www.devdir.org/

Directory of Freight Forwarding Services
http://www.forwarders.com/

Directory of United Nations System Organizations
http://www.unsceb.org/directory

Eardex – The Earth Index
http://www.eardex.com/

East-West Center
http://www.eastwestcenter.org/

Economatica
http://www.economatica.com/

ECPlaza – Premier Global B2B Marketplace
http://www.ecplaza.net/

ECRobot – Import Export Trade Leads
http://www.ecrobot.com/

ECTrade – China and World Business & Trade Resources
http://www.ectrade.com/

embassy.org: the Electronic Embassy
http://www.embassy.org/

Encyclopaedia of the Orient
http://lexicorient.com/e.o/index.htm

eSources – UK B2B Trade Portal                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   http://www.esources.co.uk/

e-Tendering – Government Tenders from Hong Kong, China, Japan and Other Mostly Asian
http://www.e-tendering.com/

Europages, The Multilingual European Business Directory
http://www.europages.com/

Eurostat – Your Key To European Statistics
http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/

Expeditors International
http://www.expeditors.com/

Export Portal – U.S. Government
http://www.export.gov/

Export-U.com – Free Export Webinars Portal from University of Georgia SBDC
http://www.export-u.com/

Flare Index to Treaties
http://193.62.18.232/dbtw-wpd/textbase/treatysearch.htm

Factory Sourcing Made Easy – America’s Best Factories                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    http://makersrow.com/

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
http://www.fpri.org/

Foreign Trade Statistics – U.S. Census Bureau
http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/index.html

Free Trade Area of the Americas- FTAA
http://www.ftaa-alca.org/Alca_e.asp

GIANT: Global Information Access Net
http://www.ucis.pitt.edu/giant/

Global Marketing
http://www.globalmkg.com/

Global Sources
http://www.globalsources.com/

Global Supply Management Training Internet Resources                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               http://globalsupplytraining.com/links/

Global Trade Center: Trade Leads – Trade Bulletin Board
http://www.tradezone.com/

GlobalEdge – Your Source for Global Business Knowledge
http://globaledge.msu.edu/reference-desk/

Golden Bridge Trade Center
http://www.goldenbridge.ca/

Government Procurement – Queensland Government Australia
http://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/supplydisposal/GovernmentProcurement/Pages/Default.aspx

Government Publications and Maps: International Documents
http://www.library.northwestern.edu/libraries-collections/evanston-campus/government-information/international-documents

GPO Access: Official Federal Government Information At Your Fingertips
http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/

Guide to the Global Economy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      http://www.theglobaleconomy.com/

HelloTrade – Global Trade Search Engine
http://www.hellotrade.com/

HSBC Global Connections – Helping Businesses Grow Internationally
https://globalconnections.hsbc.com/us/en

Hong Kong Government Information Center
http://www.gov.hk/

HKTDC – Hong Kong Suppliers and Manufacturers
http://www.hktdc.com/en-buyer/

Idealist – Exchange Ideas and Resources, Locate Opportunities and Supporters
http://www.idealist.org/

IMF Country Information and Regional Reports
http://www.imf.org/external/country/index.htm

ImportGenius – Find New Opportunities in Global Trade                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                http://www.importgenius.com/

Indian Bazaar
http://www.infobanc.com/

Index Mundi – Internet’s Most Complete Country Profiles
http://www.indexmundi.com/

InfrastructureWorld – Project Opportunities in the Global Infrastructure Community
http://www.InfrastructureWorld.com/

Inter-American Development Bank Home
http://www.iadb.org/

International Business Center Education and Research
http://global.broad.msu.edu/ibc/

International Business – Information on the Business Conditions, Culture, and Economy of Different Countries
http://libguides.stthomas.edu/content.php?pid=119649&sid=1030547

International Economic Development Council
http://www.iedconline.org/

International Economics and Economic Policy
http://www.springer.com/economics/international+economics/journal/10368

International Data – FRED – Economic Data
http://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/categories/32263

International Monetary Fund
http://www.imf.org/

International Monetary Fund (IMF) – Data and Statistics
http://www.imf.org/external/data.htm

International Programs
http://www.census.gov/population/international/

International Trade and Business Development – Canada
http://www.international.gc.ca/commerce/index.aspx?lang=eng

Internews – Information Access for Everyone
http://www.internews.org/

Inter Press Service The Global News Agency
http://www.ipsnews.net/

ISI Emerging Markets
http://www.securities.com/

i-trade
http://www.i-trade.com/

Japan Reference Page
http://www.jref.com/

JETRO-Japan External Trade Organization
http://www.jetro.go.jp/

Japan Information Network
http://nippon-jin.com/

Latin Trade
http://www.latintrade.com/

LLRX.com – Guide to International Trade Law Sources on the Internet
http://www.llrx.com/features/trade3.htm

LLRX — Gumshoe Librarian: “Where in the World Is…”
http://www.llrx.com/features/gumshoe.htm

LLRX — International Trade in Agricultural Products: A Research Guide
http://www.llrx.com/features/agproducts.htm

Market Potential Index for Emerging Markets 2013
http://globaledge.msu.edu/mpi

MERX – Source for Public Tenders and Private Construction in Canada
http://www.merx.com/

Middle East Business Information – Info-Prod Research
http://www.infoprod.co.il/

Move Guides – Global Relocation Resources
http://www.moveguides.com/

NASA- Innovative Partnership Program (IPP)
http://www.nasa.gov/centers/dryden/news/X-Press/aerovations/dynamic_ipp.html

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)
http://www.ntis.gov/

National Technology Transfer Center
http://www.nttc.edu/

National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/reports-and-publications/2013/NTE-FTB

NationMaster – Where Stats Come Alive
http://www.nationmaster.com/

OECD – Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development
http://www.oecd.org/

OECD.StatExtracts – Complete Databases Available Via OECD’s iLibrary
http://stats.oecd.org/

Office of Trade and Economic Analysis
http://www.trade.gov/mas/ian/oceahome/

OFFSTATS – Official Statistics on the Web
http://www.offstats.auckland.ac.nz/

ONVIA – Worldwide Search Engine for Government Procurement Requests
http://www.onvia.com/

Procurement Opportunity and Delivery System (PODS)
http://www.pods.net/

Russia on the Net [Site is in Russian]
http://www.ru/

SA Tenders and Contracts – South Australian Public Procurement Opportunities
http://www.tenders.sa.gov.au/

Siberia – Culture, Economy and Business
http://www.friends-partners.org/oldfriends/siberia/index.html

Singapore – EDB Web Site
http://www.edb.gov.sg/

South China Morning Post
http://www.scmp.com/

Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2011
http://www.unescap.org/stat/data/syb2011/index.asp

Stock Exchanges Worldwide
http://www.tdd.lt/slnews/Stock_Exchanges/Stock.Exchanges.html

Stratfor – Strategic Forecasting World Events
http://www.Stratfor.com/

SupplierSelect – Web Based RFP Software                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    http://www.supplierselect.com/

Taiwan and China Products Online
http://manufacture.com.tw/

TED – Tenders Electronic Daily
http://ted.europa.eu/

Teleporti – World Community Helping Each Other
http://teleporti.com/

Tender.co.tz – Government tenders from Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda
http://www.tender.co.tz/

TenderDirect – Construction, Works, Supply and Service Tenders
http://www.tenderdirect.com.my/english/index.php3

Tenders Info
http://www.tendersinfo.com/

Tenders from Hello Trade – Database of Worldwide Tender Opportunities
http://tenders.hellotrade.com/

Thailand Department of Export Promotion
http://www.thaitrade.com/

The Atlas of Economic Complexity
http://atlas.cid.harvard.edu/

The Internationalist – The Center for International Business and Travel
http://www.internationalist.com/

The Penn World Table
https://pwt.sas.upenn.edu/php_site/pwt_index.php

The World Bank – Data
http://data.worldbank.org/

The World Top Incomes Database
http://topincomes.g-mond.parisschoolofeconomics.eu/#Home:

Trade Development Home Page
http://trade.gov/industry/

TradeKey – Manufacturers Directory for International Trade Leads
http://www.tradekey.com/

Trade Leads –Manufacturers, Suppliers, Exporters, Importers
http://www.trademetro.net/

TradePort International Trade
http://www.tradeport.org/

TradeTubeR – World Trusted Business Rank Circle                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   http://www.tradetuber.com/

TradeWorld – South African Tender and Inquiry Based Procurement Service
http://www.TradeWorld.net/

Trends in Developing Economies
http://www.ciesin.org/IC/wbank/tde-home.html

UK – Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-business-innovation-skills

UNdata – Data Access System to UN Databases (32 Databases – 60 Million Records)
http://data.un.org/

United Nations Statistics Division
http://unstats.un.org/unsd/

U.S. Business Advisor
http://business.usa.gov/

USDA – Foreign Agricultural Service – Buying U.S. Agricultural and Food Products                        http://www.fas.usda.gov/agx/buying_us/buying_us_products.asp

USDA – Foreign Agricultural Service – Export U.S. Products                                                                                                                                                                                                          http://www.fas.usda.gov/agx/exporter_assistance.asp

U.S. Department of State
http://www.state.gov/

U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs
http://travel.state.gov/

U.S. International Trade Commission
http://www.usitc.gov/

U.S. International Trade Commission Trade Database
http://dataweb.usitc.gov/

USITC Interactive Tariff and Trade DataWeb
http://dataweb.usitc.gov/

U.S. Trade Representative Office
http://www.ustr.gov/

WebEc – International Economics
http://www.helsinki.fi/WebEc/framef.html

World Bank
http://www.worldbank.org/

World Bank Open Knowledge Repository (OKR)
https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/

World Bid – Private and Government Requests for Bids
http://www.worldbid.com/

World Legal Information Institute
http://www.worldlii.org/

World Population
http://www.ibiblio.org/lunarbin/worldpop/

World Trade Club
http://www.worldtradeclub.net/

World Trade Organization
http://www.wto.org/

Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI)
http://info.worldbank.org/governance/wgi/index.aspx

WTO Statistics Database
http://stat.wto.org/

WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources
http://www.etown.edu/vl/

XE.com – The World’s Favorite Currency Site
http://www.xe.com/

Xtender – European Tender Notification Service
http://www.xtender.com/

International Business Information Directories:

Europages, The Multilingual European Business Directory
http://www.europages.com/

Global Edge™ Reference Desk
http://globaledge.msu.edu/reference-desk/

International Business Information (IBI) Directory
http://www.infotoday.com/ibidirectory.htm

International Resources from the Library of Congress
http://international.loc.gov/intldl/intldlhome.html

Open Directory – Business – International Business & Trade
http://www.dmoz.org/Business/International_Business_and_Trade/

WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources–International Business
http://www.etown.edu/vl/intlbus.html

Yahoo! Business and Economy > Trade
http://dir.yahoo.com/Business_and_Economy/Trade/

YCharts – Economic Indicators by Category
http://ycharts.com/indicators

 

International Trade Bulletin Boards:

Alibaba: The World’s Largest Base of Suppliers
http://www.alibaba.com/

Buy Korea
http://www.BuyKorea.org/

BizEurope
http://www.bizeurope.com/

ECTrade–Electronic Commerce & Trade Markets
http://www.ectrade.com/

ECPlaza – Premier Global B2B Marketplace
http://www.ecplaza.net/

ECRobot – Import Export Trade Leads
http://www.ecrobot.com/

Global Sources
http://www.globalsources.com/

Golden Bridge Trade Center
http://www.goldenbridge.ca/

HKTDC Trade – Hong Kong Suppliers and Manufacturers
http://www.hktdc.com/en-buyer/

Import – Export Bulletin Board / International Trade Leads
http://www.imexbb.com/

Indian Bazaar
http://www.infobanc.com/

Latin Trade
http://www.latintrade.com/

Open Directory – Business: International Business and Trade: Import and Export: Portals: Trade Boards
http://www.dmoz.org/Business/International_Business_and_Trade/Import_and_Export/Portals/Trade_Boards/

Taiwan Trade Exchange
http://manufacture.com.tw/

Tenders Info
http://www.tendersinfo.com/

The Federation of International Trade Associations
http://www.fita.org/

Worldbid.com – International B2G and B2B Import / Export Trade Leads
http://www.worldbid.com/ 

 

International Trade Journals, Newsletters and Reports:

Global Economy Journal
http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/gej

Middle East Report Online
http://www.merip.org/mero

SwissNews AG
http://www.swissnews.com/

The International Trade Journal
http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/uitj20/current

The Journal of Commerce Online
http://www.joc.com/

(c) 2014 Marcus P. Zillman, M.S., A.M.H.A.