Great country profiles including information on politics, the economy and risks. But also a Data section where you can build your own custom reports with bountiful economic and market indicators including 12 different foreign direct investment series.
Search data by country, topic or indicator... Country data includes world development indicators, global economic prospects forecasts, often a history of projects and operations in the country, some country finance information, etc.
Market Views section allows you to view major economic indicators by country or indicator and includes a 'Deal Activity' section that will take you to information regarding recent M&A and equity deals, volume trends and league tables. If you want to get more specific, go to the Screening & Analysis section where there are advanced search options for all deals and you can build your own custom report with just the information you need.
Access MarketLine reports on the state of your industry within a particular country, screen a list of possible competitor companies or look up recent M&A and even joint ventures with your nation listed as the location of the target and/or acquiror...
From the U.S. Department of State, these statements include information about openness to, or restrictions upon foreign investment, taxation, expropriation risk and compensation, dispute settlement, investment incentives and more.
From the U.S. Commercial Service, business environment reports that include a section on Leading Sectors for U.S. Export and Investment and an Investment Climate chapter including corruption and expropriation risk information and some FDI statistics.
This site pulls resources from across the U.S. government with the intent of assisting exporters of U.S. goods and services. This includes a summary of the Commercial Service report, a listing of vetted business service providers in the nation of interest, links to webinars of interest, information on relevant trade agreements etc.
From the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), this web portal includes links to balance of payments and trade statistics, data on inward and outward direct investment and more.