A.M. Best defines country risk as the risk that country-specific factors could adversely affect an insurer's ability to meet its financial obligations. Country risk is evaluated and factored into all A.M. Best ratings. As part of evaluating country risk, A.M. Best identifies the various factors within a country that may directly or indirectly affect an insurance company. There is country risk information for 136 countries.
Full profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries and territories, and background on key institutions. They also include audio and video clips from BBC archives. Included in each of the 202 country profiles is a media analysis.
GeographyIQ is an online world atlas packed with geographic, economic, political, historical and cultural information. In addition, GeographyIQ brings together a number of other resources including maps, flags, currency conversion as well as climate and time zone information.
Created by Michigan State University's Broad College of Businesses, globalEDGE delivers a comprehensive research tool for academics, students and businesspeople. Connect with over 47,000 people using the gE Network while tapping into a directory of over 5000 quality resources. globalEDGE provides tools and resources to efficiently research nearly any international business question you may have.
Mergents contains financial information about companies. In the lower right corner there is a country profile section, in which you can find detailed information about countries. There are reports for about 113 countries.
NationMaster was founded by Luke Metcalfe back in 2003. He was a fan of the CIA World Factbook but wanted to give it context, comparing countries side by side and calculating everything per capita. From there, NationMaster turned into the internet’s one stop shop for international statistics - a place where you can compare anything at all.
Published by World Trade Press, A to Z the World contains information on every country in the world. It may be one of the more comprehensive resources available. For each country if contains information about the land, the people and the history of each country. It also has information on the business climate, Climate and Weather, Communication, Economy and Trade, Geography, Government Leaders, Culture and Society, Sports, Superstitions & Folklore, Education, Food and Recipes, Health and Medical, Holidays and Festivals, Human Rights, Language, Dating and Courtship, Marriage, Family and Parenting, Work and Professional Life, Maps, Money and Banking, Media Outlets, Newspapers, Television Stations, Radio Stations, Periodicals, Music, Religion, Security Briefing. There are about 174 countries included in this list.