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Background Notes are publications that contain information on all the countries of the world. Includes information on the country's land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and its relationship with other countries.
Consult the following sources to research a country's political and financial risk.
Business, legal, and global news compiled from newspapers around the world, television transcripts, legal reviews, SEC filings and more. There are also company profiles, legal reviews, statutes, regulations, and case law. Formally known as LexisNexis Academic.
Official Agency and Organization Websites
Use authoriative "open" websites such as these to locate additional information on a topic of your choice.
According to its website, "The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organization of 187 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." Includes full-text access to their widely read World Economic Outlook and reports on specific countries.