MBA 268B-1: International Marketing

International Trade -- References

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International Market Research

In addition to the databases listed below, see these resources for information about global markets:

IEBM encyclopedia of marketing
Michael J. Baker (editor).
HF5412 .I32 Reference

World Market Share Reporter
Market shares of products and companies worldwide in pie charts and percentages. Indexed by brand, company name, product and SIC code.
HF5410 .W67 Reference

  • Business Monitor Online
    Provides quarterly, updated market forecast reports on 14 industry sectors in 55 countries.
  • Mintel Reports
    Provides the fulltext of market research reports. Geographic emphasis is on the U.S. and Europe. Note: Requires creation of a personal account by each user.


Business & Industry
Market sizes

Eurostat  European Economic, social, business, and environmental data for the European Union and its member states, as well as major trade partners. The economy (national accounts, prices and wages, balance of payments, international trade in goods, environment, science and technology, sectors and enterprises (business structures at a glance, industry and construction, distributive trade, financial markets, transport, tourism, energy), and agriculture, forestry, and fisheries. Appendixes include a glossary, geonomenclature, classification of economic activities, classification of commodities, and a list of abbreviations and acronyms.

Global Financial Database All manner of stock and economic data

International Financial Statistics (IFS)   By the International Monetary Fund. Monthly, quarterly, and annual statistics going back to 1948. Primarily dealing with banking, finance, and money statistics in a time series, it also includes population, economic/financial, income, GDP, production, consumption, government expenditures, export/import, balance of payments, etc. for IMF member countries.

Lexis-Nexis Statistical  Statistics from governments, non-governmental agencies, United Nations agencies, regulatory agencies, as well as trade and professional associations. For reports and data not available electronically: record numbers prefixed with SRI are on microfiche and are filed in cabinets across from the Reference Desk in Long Library, while those that are prefixed with ISS and ASI are housed at in Doe Library.


UN Comtrade   Commodity trade statistics, UNCTAD publishes a number of statistics, including a new one on world trade in creative products and reports on world trade and industries.

UN statistical databases

World Bank Reports and World Development Indicators   Social, environmental and economic development statistics and reports.

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