Locate information on the major aspects of each country's government and political party system, including: heads of government, heads of state, ambassadors, historical trends, regime changes, constitutional history, and regional and global policy issues of concern.
The standard source for basic information about a foreign country, produced by the CIA. Look up your country to discover it's trading partners and geographic neighbors. You will probably want to print or bookmark this information to take with you to the Model UN.
Contains the electronic versions of 80 books previously published in hard copy as part of the Country Studies Series by the Federal Research Division. These books remain in the series because they continue to offer valuable historical information and perspective.
Recent developments and key government policies. Short- to medium-term outlook, including forecasts for economic growth, inflation, monetary and fiscal policy, exchange rates and the external sector. Key forecast data, with regional comparisons. Includes GDP, expenditure, population, fiscal indicators, prices and financial indicators, current account, external debt, international reserves, foreign trade, capital flows, exchange rates, money supply, interest rates, retail sales and industrial production.
The Daily Brief delivers timely, impartial and actionable analysis of emerging trends and developments in the global political economy, using a unique combination of external experts and in-house analysts.