Enterprise Surveys, an International Finance Corporation (IFC)/World Bank database, offers an expansive array of economic data on 130,000 firms in 135 countries. The surveys cover a broad range of business environment topics including access to finance, corruption, infrastructure, crime, competition, and performance measures.
The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes' (ICSID) searchable bibliography listing articles, books, research, and working papers on ICSID, investment law and treaties, and international investment dispute resolution.
Dedicated to publishing peer-reviewed, high-quality, academic research on open economy macroeconomics. It aspires to publish the leading academic research and authors in the field. Given the IMF's unique position, this journal will be required reading for everyone interested in questions related to global economic policies, open economy macroeconomics, and international finance and trade.
The International Maritime Organization's collection of data and databases regarding various aspects of shipping information, including security, port reception, simulators, greenhouse gas emissions, pollution prevention, marine casualties and incidents, contact points, and local regulations. Registration required.
Market Analysis Tools consists of a set of web portals intended to enhance the transparency in global trade and market access and to help users in their market analyses. Tools: Trade Map; Market Access Map; Investment Map; Trade Competitiveness Map; and Standards Map.
UN staff with a un.org email account can register for a personal account.
The PGI is hosted by the Inter-Agency Group on Economic and Financial Statistics and presents data for the Group of 20 (G-20) to facilitate the monitoring of economic and financial developments for these systemically important economies.
Collection of statistical databases offered by UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development), including commodity price statistics, foreign direct investment, information and communication technology statistics, and trade control measures.
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) maintains this statistical database for major indicators of industrial performance. The briefs are organized by country to meet the needs of a wide range of data users.
The Universal Postal Union's (UPU) statistical database provides a dynamic overview of postal development in each member country. It includes approximately 100 indicators of postal development, grouped in 12 chapters.
WIPO IP Portal includes WIPO’s global collections of searchable IP data with resources for patents, brands, domain name, designs, statistics, classifications, and standards. Includes WIPO-Lex, a collection of laws, treaties and judgements from WIPO member states.
Catalogue of the library of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The library's collection covers all aspects of intellectual property with its holdings of some 35,000 monographs and over 300 periodicals.
The Global Economic Monitor (GEM) is a World Bank online subscription service, updated daily, providing analysis of current economic trends, economic and financial data indicators, and an extensive database.