International Trade Resources 2016

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International Trade Resources 2016 ( is a Subject Tracer™ Information Blog developed and created by the Virtual Private Library™. It is designed to monitor international trade resources on the World Wide Web and listed below. We always welcome suggestions of additional sites and resources to be added to this comprehensive listing and please submit by clicking here. This site has been developed and maintained by Marcus P. Zillman, M.S., A.M.H.A.; Internet expert, author, keynote speaker, and consultant. His latest white papers include Searching the Internet, Academic and Scholar Search Engines and Sources, and Knowledge Discovery Resources 2016. All of his Subject Tracer™ Information Blogs and his white papers are available from  His latest monthly column is available by clicking here. Subscribe to his free monthly Awareness Watch™ Newsletter. Learn more by clicking here.

International Trade Resources 2016:

International Trade Resources and Sites

A+ Country Reports, for Countries Around the World

A Chartbook Of International Labor Comparisons

Aconie – Manufacturers Diretory, Online Trading, Import Export, B2B Portal

ACR Import / Export Library

African Development Bank Group (AfDB) – Statistics 

Africa Web Links: an Annotated Resource List

AlgoMtl – Import Export Trade Leads                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Alibaba: The World’s Largest Base of Suppliers

Allerglobal – Create Your Free Allergy Travel Card

AME Info – Middle East Business & Finance Resources

Asian Development Bank (ADB) – Economics and Statistics

Asian Sources

Asian Studies WWW Virtual Library – International Development Business Opportunities

A Visual Sourcebook of Chinese Civilization

B2GMarket – Global Procurement Marketplace for International Supply Industry

Baltic News Service

BizEurope Resources


Canadian Trade Index

Centre for International Trade

Central Europe Online

CEPALSTAT – Latin America and the Caribbean Databases and Statistical Publications

Chempages–Links Among International Chemical Industry

CH Non-Food Import-Export Trade Market

Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments

China Bidding


China Brief

China Economic News Service

China Excite

China Statistical Abstract 2015

China Vitae

Chinese Agriculture Information

Chinese Economic Databases (CED)

CIA World Factbook

CompanyCheck – Europe’s Largest Source for Company, Directors and Sole Traders Information

Country Studies from the Federal Research Division Library of Congress

CultureGrams – Country Reports

Cuba WWW

dgMarket – Development Gateway Market

Directory of Development Organizations

Directory of Freight Forwarding Services

Directory of United Nations System Organizations

Eardex – The Earth Index

East-West Center


ECPlaza – Premier Global B2B Marketplace

ECRobot – Import Export Trade Leads

ECTrade – China and World Business & Trade Resources the Electronic Embassy

Encyclopaedia of the Orient

eSources – UK B2B Trade Portal                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

e-Tendering – Government Tenders from Hong Kong, China, Japan and Other Mostly Asian

Europages, The Multilingual European Business Directory

Eurostat – Your Key To European Statistics

Expeditors International

Export Portal – U.S. Government – Free Export Webinars Portal from University of Georgia SBDC

Flare Index to Treaties

Factory Sourcing Made Easy – America’s Best Factories                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)

Foreign Trade Statistics – U.S. Census Bureau

Free Trade Area of the Americas- FTAA

GIANT: Global Information Access Net

Global Marketing

Global Sources

Global Supply Management Training Internet Resources                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Global Trade Center: Trade Leads – Trade Bulletin Board

GlobalEdge – Your Source for Global Business Knowledge

Golden Bridge Trade Center

Government Procurement – Queensland Government Australia

Government Publications and Maps: International Documents

GPO Access: Official Federal Government Information At Your Fingertips

Guide to the Global Economy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

HelloTrade – Global Trade Search Engine

HSBC Global Connections – Helping Businesses Grow Internationally

Hong Kong Government Information Center

HKTDC – Hong Kong Suppliers and Manufacturers

Idealist – Exchange Ideas and Resources, Locate Opportunities and Supporters

IMF Country Information and Regional Reports

ImportGenius – Find New Opportunities in Global Trade                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Indian Bazaar

Index Mundi – Internet’s Most Complete Country Profiles

InfrastructureWorld – Project Opportunities in the Global Infrastructure Community

Inter-American Development Bank Home

International Business Center Education and Research

International Business – Information on the Business Conditions, Culture, and Economy of Different Countries

International Economic Development Council

International Economics and Economic Policy

International Data – FRED – Economic Data

International Monetary Fund

International Monetary Fund (IMF) – Data and Statistics

International Programs

International Trade and Business Development – Canada

Internews – Information Access for Everyone

Inter Press Service The Global News Agency

Investigative Dashboard – Expose Illicit Ties That Cross Borders

ISI Emerging Markets


Japan Reference Page

JETRO-Japan External Trade Organization

Japan Information Network

Latin Trade – Guide to International Trade Law Sources on the Internet

LLRX — Gumshoe Librarian: “Where in the World Is…”

LLRX — International Trade in Agricultural Products: A Research Guide

Market Potential Index for Emerging Markets 2013

MERX – Source for Public Tenders and Private Construction in Canada

Middle East Business Information – Info-Prod Research

Move Guides – Global Relocation Resources

NASA- Innovative Partnership Program (IPP)

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

National Technology Transfer Center

National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

NationMaster – Where Stats Come Alive

OECD – Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development

OECD.StatExtracts – Complete Databases Available Via OECD’s iLibrary

Office of Trade and Economic Analysis

OFFSTATS – Official Statistics on the Web

ONVIA – Worldwide Search Engine for Government Procurement Requests

Procurement Opportunity and Delivery System (PODS)

Russia on the Net [Site is in Russian]

SA Tenders and Contracts – South Australian Public Procurement Opportunities

Siberia – Culture, Economy and Business

Singapore – EDB Web Site

South China Morning Post

Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2011

Stock Exchanges Worldwide

Stratfor – Strategic Forecasting World Events

SupplierSelect – Web Based RFP Software                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Taiwan and China Products Online

TED – Tenders Electronic Daily

Teleporti – World Community Helping Each Other – Government tenders from Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda

TenderDirect – Construction, Works, Supply and Service Tenders

Tenders Info

Tenders from Hello Trade – Database of Worldwide Tender Opportunities

Thailand Department of Export Promotion

The Atlas of Economic Complexity

The Internationalist – The Center for International Business and Travel

The Penn World Table

The World Bank – Data

The World Top Incomes Database

Trade Development Home Page

TradeKey – Manufacturers Directory for International Trade Leads

Trade Leads –Manufacturers, Suppliers, Exporters, Importers

TradePort International Trade

TradeTubeR – World Trusted Business Rank Circle                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

TradeWorld – South African Tender and Inquiry Based Procurement Service

Trading Economics

Trends in Developing Economies

UK – Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

UNdata – Data Access System to UN Databases (32 Databases – 60 Million Records)

United Nations Statistics Division

USA Trade Online – The Official Source of Trade Statistics

U.S. Business Advisor

USDA – Foreign Agricultural Service – Buying U.S. Agricultural and Food Products              

USDA – Foreign Agricultural Service – Export U.S. Products                                                                                                                                                                                                

U.S. Department of State

U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs

U.S. International Trade Commission

U.S. International Trade Commission Trade Database

USITC Interactive Tariff and Trade DataWeb

U.S. Trade Representative Office

WebEc – International Economics

World Bank

World Bank Open Knowledge Repository (OKR)

World Bid – Private and Government Requests for Bids

World Legal Information Institute

World Population

World Statistics Pocketbook

World Trade Club

World Trade Organization

Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI)

WTO Statistics Database

WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources – The World’s Favorite Currency Site

Xtender – European Tender Notification Service

International Business Information Directories:

Europages, The Multilingual European Business Directory

Global Edge™ Reference Desk

International Business Information (IBI) Directory

International Resources from the Library of Congress

Open Directory – Business – International Business & Trade

WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources–International Business

Yahoo! Business and Economy > Trade

YCharts – Economic Indicators by Category


International Trade Bulletin Boards:

Alibaba: The World’s Largest Base of Suppliers

Buy Korea


ECTrade–Electronic Commerce & Trade Markets

ECPlaza – Premier Global B2B Marketplace

ECRobot – Import Export Trade Leads

Global Sources

Golden Bridge Trade Center

HKTDC Trade – Hong Kong Suppliers and Manufacturers

Import – Export Bulletin Board / International Trade Leads

Indian Bazaar

Latin Trade

Open Directory – Business: International Business and Trade: Import and Export: Portals: Trade Boards

Taiwan Trade Exchange

Tenders Info

The Federation of International Trade Associations – International B2G and B2B Import / Export Trade Leads 


International Trade Journals, Newsletters and Reports:

Global Economy Journal

Middle East Report Online

SwissNews AG

The International Trade Journal

The Journal of Commerce Online

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