International Business & Country Background

Databases for International Business & Country Research

Country Background

Sources recommended include cultural, economic, historical, political, and statistical background.

Global Business Etiquette


Doing Business

PESTLE Analyses

PESTLE factors are Political, Economic, Social, Technologicial, Legal, and Environmental. The Marketline Country Profiles annually include a PESTLE analysis chapter for most countries covered.

The following directions and screenshot illustrate the steps for accessing all the PESTLE analyses (not just the U.S.).

  1. In Business Source Complete, select the Publications tab.
  2. Select Country Reports.
  3. Select Publisher.
  4. Select Marketline.

Accessing PESTLE analyses in Business Source Complete