Background Notes: 3-5 page synopsis that includes information on the country's geography, history, economy and business
Trading Economics This page has data for 300.000 economic indicators from 196 countries including actual values, consensus figures, forecasts, historical time series and news.
Country Studies Full book on the country; hard copies in Government Documents, D101.22:550-
World Fact Book Well known publication from the CIA
Internet Sites: Business
Try these commercial sites for information on tourism and doing business in various countries:
Library Web Guides
Links to many international business and country study sites can be found on these web pages:
Internet Sites: Culture
Try these sites for information on customs and culture:
Culture Machine The Journal
See also the government sites listed above.