Discontinued, but the archives are still available and worth reading.
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.
Comprehensive company-level data from interviews with business managers. Benchmark the quality of the business and investment climate across countries.Find data on firm characteristics, performance and workforce. Examine the business environment: regulations, crime, infrastructure and trade.
"Country Commerce" Guides, published by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), offer information on licensing and trade regulations, tax rates, competition codes, and rules of foreign investment in 60 countries. In Factiva, start by opening "Source" and choosing EIU Country Commerce.