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ENTR 4P93: International Entrepreneurship

Target Country Analysis: Data Sources

Doing Business in ... Guides

The following sources are useful when researching business conditions in countries or regions (outside of Canada):

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Country & Political Risk Reports

Country Reports in Library Databases

Canadian International Trade Research Sources

The following resources contain a wealth of information and advice on international trade topics and are targeted at Canadians:

Other Resources:

Embassies, Consulates, and Investment Promotion Agencies

Valuable information on doing business in another country can often be found on governmental websites targeted at attracting foreign investment.

  • Some countries with embassies or consulates in Canada also have Canadian websites (so the information is in English and targeted specifically at Canadians).
  • Most countries will have a "Invest in Country Name" website with information on how to start a business, the most attractive sectors and markets for investment, and statistical data. 

Global Entrepreneurship Reports & Rankings

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Understanding Cultural Dimensions (Hofstede / GLOBE)

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