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Country information

Country information

Key databases

To find country reports in Business Source Ultimate:

  • Enter the name of a country in the search box and select GE Geographic Terms from the drop down box
  • Tip: To find Country Risk Reports enter the words Risk Reports in the second search box.
  • Click the Search button or press Enter to run the search.
  • Under Refine Results, select Sources Types > Country Report (select Show More to see the full range of sources)
  • Remember to check the publication date of the report for currency of the data.

EMIS University is an emerging markets business intelligence database. Using this database, you can explore historical and current data as well as forecasted trends for over 125 countries. 

From the home page, select More about countries from the bottom of the Regions/Countries box.

International Monetary Fund

The International Monetary Fund's primary purpose is to ensure the stability of the international monetary system. It is an organisation of 189 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty.

Access IMF Factsheets.

Download flagship IMF publications in PDF format (only current issue available).

Access the following resources via the UniSA Library:

IMF reports and publications by country

Tip: Sign up to receive free e-mail notices when new series and/or country items are posted on the IMF website

IMF Primary Commodity Prices includes Prices and forecasts, commodity markets


IMF Data provides access to macroeconomic and financial data

Data portal via Research tab

  • Access to datasets
  • Data topics: sectors are external, financial, cross-domain, fiscal, real

World Bank

World Bank provides financial and technical assistance to developing countries to end extreme poverty, support development and promote shared prosperity in a sustainable manner. The World Bank Group comprises five institutions managed by their member countries.

Learn about the World Bank's projects and operations by:

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