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Country Analysis & Forecasting

Our in-house team of experts and our global network of contributors allows us to cover over 200 countries in great detail.

What is Covered

Access China

Access China is a unique service that will help your business to succeed in China. It is the only single source of data, analysis, and forecasts for all 31 provinces and 287 of China's largest cities, providing you with comprehensive understanding of China today, but more importantly giving you confidence that you will still understand China in ten and twenty years' time.

Country Commerce

A practical guide to operating a company in 56 countries, Country Commerce provides information regarding a country's business regulations and business practices. The service covers 56 countries' rules on permits, intellectual property, e-commerce, taxes, labour, and financing regulations. This annual reference guide is ideal for monitoring regulatory changes and their implications.

Country Forecast

Country Forecasts evaluate how economic and political developments will shape the business environment in 82 of the world's largest economies over the next five years. The reports are written from the perspective of foreign investors and provide access to a comprehensive set of political, economic, and business environment forecasts that are updated continuously. Country Forecasts also include 20-year forecasts for a range of key indicators, as well as analysis of the long-term trends that influence economic outcomes and business decision making.

Country Report

Country Report provides political and economic analysis and forecasts for 197 countries. The Economist Intelligence Unit's flagship report examines and explains the important political and economic trends and developments in each country. Each Country Report contains extensive analysis and forecasts of political, policy, and economic conditions to help you understand the current situation and likely future political and economic developments.


Every business day ViewsWire gives you the latest EIU data and the implications of important economic, political, and market developments around the world. This in-depth country analysis service draws on The EIU's vast country intelligence databases and combines comparable country-specific data and forecasts with extensive country-intelligence assessments of key events worldwide.