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International Business Statistics

Posted: Feb 2, 2017

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Exchange Rates & Interest Rates To Top

Online Resources

Foreign Exchange Rates (Federal Reserve Board) - Obtain current and historical exchanges rates.

UNdata - Search across major UN statistical databases and those of several international organizations in one unified environment.

World Economic Outlook (IMF) - Click on Data.

The Universal Currency Converter - Allows users to perform interactive currency conversions.

OANDA 164 Currency CONVERTER - View any exchange rates among the 164 currencies provided for any day since January 1, 1990.

The Economist Online ProQuest ABI Inform GlobalRensselaer Only - Authoritative weekly newspaper focusing on international politics and business news and opinions.

The Wall Street Journal Online ProQuest Rensselaer Only - Full text from 1984. Abstracts for earlier articles.

World Bank Development Data & Statistics - Official source of development data from the World Bank and other international agencies.

Print/Micofilm Resources

International Financial Statistics Yearbook PRINT: Location: 332.05I61, 3rd floor -Published monthly. Provides exchange rates for IMF member countries.

Wall Street Journal MICROFILM: Location: 052 J6, 1st floor, Jan 3, 1966 -- 2009; See the "Currency Trading" box in the "Money & Investing" section.

The Economist PRINT Location: 330.5 E19, 3rd floor, See the section on indicators at the back of each issue. Earlier issues in MICROFILM Location: 330.5 E19 1st floor


Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Gross National Product (GNP) & Trade Statistics To Top

Online Resources

Foreign Trade Statistics (US Census Bureau) - Includes current and historical data, as well as US Trade in Goods by Country and Country by 1-digit SITC Commodity Trade Data..

UNdata - Search across major UN statistical databases and those of several international organizations in one unified environment.

Political Risk Yearbook Business Source Premier Rensselaer Only - Click on Advanced Search button. Enter political risk yearbook in first search box and select SO publication from pull down menu. Enter GDP or GNP in the second search box. Enter the country name in the third search box.

World Economic Outlook (IMF) - Click on Data. Click on World Economic Databases. World Economic Outlooks are published twice a year.

World Bank Development Data & Statistics - Official source of development data from the World Bank and other international agencies.

Statistical Abstract of the United States (ProQuest). Published annually. See sections on International Statistics, Foreign Commerce and Trade.

Print Resources

International Financial Statistics Yearbook PRINT: Location: 332.05I61, 3rd floor, Published monthly. Provides exchange rates for IMF member countries



Prices, Production, Labor & Balance of Payments To Top

Online Resources

UNdata - Search across major UN statistical databases and those of several international organizations in one unified environment.

Political Risk Yearbook Business Source Premier Rensselaer Only - Enter political risk yearbook in first search box and select SO publication from pull down menu. Enter labor in the second search box. Enter the country name in the third search box.

The Wall Street Journal Online ProQuest Rensselaer Only - Full text from 1984. Abstracts for earlier articles.

World Economic Outlook (IMF) - Click on Data. Click on World Economic Databases. World Economic Outlooks are published twice a year.

World Bank Development Data & Statistics - Official source of development data from the World Bank and other international agencies.

Print Resources

International Financial Statistics Monthly and Yearbook PRINT: Location: 332.05I61, 3rd floor -Published monthly. Provides exchange rates for IMF member countries.

Wall Street Journal. PRINT: Most recent issues at Display area on Main Floor. Other PRINT issues for the last month at the Service Desk. Earlier issues in MICROFILM Location: 052 J6, 1st floor, Folsom Library Jan 3, 1966 --> See the "Currency Trading" box in the "Money & Investing" section.

The Economist 3rd Floor PRINT 1987 --> Location: 330.5 E19 - See the section on indicators at the back of each issue.


Demographics To Top

Online Resources

UNdata - Search across major UN statistical databases and those of several international organizations in one unified environment.

CIA World Fact Book - Select country. Select category, People.

International Database(IDB) - Maintained by the U.S. Census Bureau; Offers a variety of demographic indicators for 224 countries and areas of the world.

OECD Economic Surveys Business Source Premier Rensselaer Only - Click on Advanced Search button. Enter oecd economic surveys in first search box and select SO publication from pull down menu. In second search box enter country name. In third keyword search box, enter keyword, demographic.

Statistical Abstract of the United States (ProQuest). Published annually. See sections on International Statistics, Foreign Commerce and Trade.

Print Resources

World Bank Development Data & Statistics - Official source of development data from the World Bank and other international agencies.


Government Finance & National Accounts To Top

Online Resources

Foreign Statistical Agencies and International Statistical Agencies - Statistical Agencies of other countries are often excellent sources of data. See this list of U.S. and International Statistical Agencies (with links), provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

UNdata - Search across major UN statistical databases and those of several international organizations in one unified environment.

Political Risk Yearbook Business Source Premier Rensselaer Only - Click on publications button at top of screen. > Enter phrase, political risk yearbook in Browse Publications search box. Select Alphabetical radio button. > Click on Browse button. - Source of Political and Economic data.

Joint BIS-IMF-OECD-WOrld Bank Statistics on Exrernal Debt (IMF) - Click on Data, then Click on World Economic Outlooks. World Economic Outlooks are published twice a year.

World Bank Development Data & Statistics - Official source of development data from the World Bank and other international agencies.


Global Stock Market Indices To Top

Online Resources

CNN Financial News – World Stock Markets Updated after each exchange closes.

The Economist Online ProQuest ABI Inform GlobalRensselaer Only - Authoritative weekly newspaper focusing on international politics and business news and opinions.

World Bank Development Data & Statistics - Official source of development data from the World Bank and other international agencies.

Print Resources

The Economist PRINT 1987 - Location: 330.5E19, 3rd floor, - See the section on indicators at the back of each issue.



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