Evaluate the investment climate and business conditions of countries.
Last Updated: Nov 20, 2014
Louise Klusek, Associate Professor
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Management, Business, International Business
Investigate the business climate of any country with this guide including the country's:
- Social conditions
- Labor force
- Trade policy
- Industrial sectors
Before exporting a product or starting a business in another country, investigate the business policies and cost of doing business in that country.
- Doing Business
Ratings of the business environement in 183 countries and cities examine the difficulty of hiring and firing workers, starting a business, getting credit, enforcing contracts, and closing a business. Published by the World Bank.
- Country Commercial Guides
Guides for more than 100 countries, prepared by market experts located at U.S. embassies worldwide.
- Investing Across Borders
World Bank indicators of foreign direct investment regulations. Covers rules for starting a business, access to sectors and to land, and arbitrating industrial disputes.
- Country Commerce
Guides to operating a business or entering into an alliance in 60 countries. Information on licensing and trade regulations, tax rates, competition codes, and rules of foreign investment.
- Country Finance
Explains financing techniques, financial instruments, and how the financial system operates in countries around the world.
- Indicators of Product Market Regulation
Compares the regulatory climate across the OECD countries.
Evaluating the risk of investing in a foreign country includes an examination of the financial markets, regulatory climate, and economic conditions.