The websites listed are not the only websites available for international business information. For a complete list of websites recommended by the business librarian, please refer to the master list found in the Internationl Business Recommended Websites section of our business and public management webpages.
The U.S. Government Export Portal links to information regarding the following subjects: Export Basics, Market Research, Partners and Trade Leads, Pricing, Quotes, Negotiations, Shipping and Documentation, Export Finance, Trade Shows and Events, Counseling and Advocacy, and Help with Trade Problems. Only members may have full access to this site.
ITA (International Trade Administration)
Hosted by the Department of Commerce, this site includes trade data at the national and state levels, necessary forms to engage in international trade, country information, explanations of relevant taxes and tariffs, and current information on the role of trade in foreign policy and the economy.
International Travel Information
The Department of State provides on this site travel warnings, public announcements, and consular information sheets through a searchable list of countries.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection site is divided into the following sections: newsroom, import, export, travel, career, and enforcement. From this site relevant articles and statistics may be found. Within each section a "quick links" toolbar can be found on the right side for easy access to frequently requested information.
The following list of titles may be found in the Business Reference Department of the Spencer Road Branch Library. To locate other print resources on international business, please search the library's catalog.
Principal International Businesses: The World Marketing Directory
BR 380.1025 Principal
50,000 international companies are included in this book. They are listed alphabetically, by Standard Industry Code (SIC), and geographically by country. Address, contact information, sales numbers, ownership, chief executive name, are all given in this monograph.
The library district subscribes to several online databases that may help you with your research. Those with a "Remote Access" button can be used from your home computer with a valid library card.
Following the link to the electronic databases will take you out of the Business & Public Management web pages and into the main library pages.
To use the Wall Street Journal, you will want to use a keyword search for articles relevant to your topic.
Reference USA has an international component. Select either "Canadian Businesses" or "International Businesses" and you can find information like the address, phone number, and list of executives for companies all over the world.
These are not the only databases available to assist you, please check out the entire list of databases to see if there is something that better meets your needs.
When searching the catalog for books on international business you may want to do a subject or title keyword search using the following terms:
Following the link to the library's catalog will take you out of the Business & Public Management web pages and into the main library pages.