Federation of International Trade Associations
Directory of 450 international trade associations in the USA, Canada, and Mexico at:
Also Web Resources for International Trade at:
http://fita.org/webindex/index.html, a directory of 4000 sites covering finance, logistics, standards, legal, business travel, etc. See “short cuts” list for trade shows, business directories, international market research, country profiles etc.
Association of American Chambers of Commerce in Latin America
Association of Balkan Chambers
Includes country profiles and a market research section. http://www.abcinfos.com
Canadian Government. Has links for travelers.
World Bank. Gives specific profile and information as to countries.
WTO. Has trade statistics and country information worldwide. Also try:
UNCTAD International Trade Centre.
Products & Services: Aggregated trade stats by commodity and country (from UN’s COMTRADE database)
OECD Frequently Requested Statistics – Includes GDP, standardized unemployment rates, population, purchasing power parities, and short-term economic statistics.
OAS Foreign Trade Information System. SICE – Trade-Related Links – Good set of links for each country in the Americas, incl. local banks, stats offices, etc. http://www.sice.oas.org/ http://www.sice.oas.org/countries_e.asp
Eldis. Funded by Danish development agency, Danida. Asia, Africa & Latin America. Statistics, agriculture, government, industry. Links to docs, other sites, & citations for printed materials. http://www.eldis.org/country/
NAFTA, North American Free Trade Agreement