- Investment Climate Statements
The Department of State’s annual Investment Climate Statements provide country-specific information and assessments prepared by U.S. embassies and diplomatic missions abroad.
- World Bank Group’s Doing Business Report
Since 2002, the Doing Business project has provided annual reports on the business and regulatory environment in countries around the world.
- Internal Monetary Fund’s Regional Economic Reports
Twice each year, the IMF releases its analysis of economic developments and prospects for various regions of the world, including Sub-Saharan Africa. The reports discuss regional policy developments and provide country-specific data and analysis.
- Human Rights Reports
The Department of State’s annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices address the status of internationally respected human rights, including individual, civil, political, and worker rights.
- Bureau of Economic Analysis
The BEA produces economic accounts statistics that enable government and business decision-makers, researchers, and the public to follow and understand the performance of the U.S. economy.
- U.S. Census Bureau
The U.S. Census Bureau has a wealth of information available on its foreign trade page. U.S. Trade Online is the Census Bureau’s database for current U.S. export and import data for over 18,000 export commodities and 24,000 import commodities.
- CIA World Factbook
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for countries around the world.