EIU: The Economist Intelligence Unit
Objective and timely analysis and forecasts of the political, economic and business environment for almost 200 countries. Includes reports on certain strategic industries and on the latest management thinking.
Full-text online version of Europa World Year Book, reference book for political and economic information in over 250 countries and territories.
The World Bank is providing free and open access to a comprehensive set of data about development in countries around the globe.