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Political Science: International

Political Handbook of the World

Global Stat

Country Studies

Country Studies

This Web site contains the online versions of books previously published (1988-98) in hard copy by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army. Because the original intent of the series' sponsor was to focus primarily on lesser-known areas of the world or regions in which U.S. forces might be deployed, the series is not all-inclusive. At present, 101 countries and regions are covered. The date of information for each country appears on the title page of each country and at the end of each section of text.

This Web site also contains brief, more up-to-date Country Profiles on select countries.

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International Economic Information:

  • Country profiles presenting easy-to-digest summaries and standardized data
  • Databases

    • Country Statistics: Provides macro/socio-economic and demographic data for 215 countries worldwide; both historically and forecasted.
    • Market Data Analytics: Comprehensive market data covering nearly 50 countries, over 30 market sectors, and approximately 150 categories, helping you to understand the retail sales dynamics of your markets.

Further International Information:

  • Company Profiles 
  • Industry information

International Organizations

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