Going Global: Business and Government Information Partnering


BRASS preconference, June 26, 1998


How Commercial Information Providers Integrate and Repackage Government Supplied Information

Ruth A. Pagell
Director, Center for Business Information
Emory University

Source URL Notes
U.S. Government Data
Bureau of the Census http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/www/ Import-Export by 1-digit SITC
Bureau of the Census http://www.census.gov/apsd/www/censtats.html Subscription
Intl Trade Administration http://www.ita.doc.gov Industry data
Stat-USA http://www.stat-usa.gov Subscription - NTDB
OMB - NAICS codes http://www.census.gov Under economy
CIA http://www.odci.gov/cia/ciahome.html World Factbook
Official Bodies - Global Sources
United Nations -International Trade http://www.intracen.org/infobase/itcinfb.htm 3-dig SITC data
United Nations Statistical Office http://www.un.org/Depts/unsd Subscription
World Bank http://www.worldbank.org Publications; selected country briefs
International Monetary Fund http://dsbb.imf.org Limited number of countries meeting IMF standards
OECD http://www.oecd.org/ Documents in Adobe acrobat format
OECD http://www.oecd.org/daf/fin/nethigh.htm#tables Financial Market Trends
Official Bodies - Regional Sources
European Union (EU) http://europa.eu.int/eurostat.html limited data; one year annual aggrates
Organization of American States http://www.sice.oas.org Link to Interamerican Development Bank
UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) http://www.unescap.org Data from Asia Pacific in Figures
InterAmerican Develop Bank http://www.iadb.org/ Data
Official Bodies - National Sources
National Statistical Offices http://www.census.gov/main/www/ Links to over 60 sites; information and cost varies
Central banks http://jolis.worldbankimflib.org/JL/annualre.htm Addresses and links
Embassies http://www.embpage.org Contacts; varies with embassy
Exchange Commissions http://Finance.Wat.ch/exchanges/list.htm Finance watch; links to exchanges
Commercial Sources - Distributors
Bernan Associates http://www.bernan.com Catalog
Haver http://www.haver.com Catalog;EU; subscriber data
Unipub see Bernan
Commercial Sources - Compilers
Euromonitor http://www.euromonitor.com Catalog; search index;subscription to market reports
Gale Research http://www.gale.com Catalog; subscription to Galenet
Global Trade Information Service http://www.gtis.com Product info
Datastream http://www.datastream.com Product info;equities, registration or subscription
Responsive Data Services http://www.rdsinc.com Subscription
EIU http://www.eiu.com A little news; subscription

©Ruth Pagell. Distributed from the BRASS website with permission.

bulletGoing Global: Business and Government Information Partnering
BRASS Preconference, ALA Annual Conference, June 26, 1998

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