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Doing Business in Global Markets: Websites

Resources on this LibGuide are presented specifically for Dr. LaTonya Steele's BUS 110 class module Doing Business in Global Markets. All Durham Tech students, faculty and staff are welcome to use the resources though.


NationMasterNationMaster boasts, "Compare countries on just about anything!" You can start with their statistical profile of Europe. You can compare multiple countries or review a profile of a specific country. Data categories include GDP, poverty, health and many others. Check it out!

Other global business resources

Global Edge from Michigan State UniversityCheck out globalEDGE from Michigan State University. Featuring blog posts, the Database of International Business Statistics (DIBS) and the ability to browse Global Insights by country make this an indispensible tool in your research.

FITA: The Federation of International Trade Associations

International News and Country Profiles


European Union

the flag of Europe

The official website of the European Union is This is a good starting point if you are looking for information and services provided by the EU.

The World Bank: Europe and Central Asia

The World Bank Working for a World Free of Poverty

The World Bank aids countries in fighting poverty through programs that help develop trade, manage natural resources and improve human rights. Visit their Europe and Central Asia section for more information.