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International Marketing (29:630:371) (22:630:641) (33:630:371): Regional Information

Economic Communities

The Secretariats or homepages of the various regional economic or trade communities are:

The OECD Statistics Portal offers extracts and some complete tables from many publications of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. For Rutgers users, there is SourceOECD, with online access to practically all of their publications and data. (Rutgers-restricted Access)

Online Resources

History of Europe (History World)

History of Latin America (History World)

Internet East Asian Sourcebook (Fordham University)

Middle East since 1914 (Fordham University)

Southeast Asia in World History (Craig A. Lockard - selected sections on Google Books)

The Story of Africa (BBC)

Regional Data

From the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific:

Another source of statistical data is the Asian Development Bank, with its Annual Report, which has a Statistical Annex (in PDF format) covering social and economic conditions, and its Key Indicators of Developing Asian and Pacific Countries, with tabular infomation organized by topic and by country.
Many more statistical publications from the ADB may be found in Asia-Studies Full-Text Online. (Rutgers-restricted Access) A related resource from the ADB is the Integration Indicators Database from its Asia Regional Integration Center.

The annual Economic Report on Africa is from the UN Economic Commission for Africa. Also available in print: (ALEXANDER International Documents HC 800 .A1 A353a)

The African Development Bank has two annual publications of relevance: African Development Report and Selected Statistics on African Countries. You can also consult the AFDB Statistical Data Portal.

There is a variety of statistical information available on the UNECE Statistical Database from the UN Economic Commission for Europe. A related publication is UNECE Countries in Figures 2013, which provides short country profiles.

The primary source of statistics for the European Union is Eurostat, with coverage of the economy and finance, social conditions, various industrial sectors, and external trade.

The former Soviet republics are covered by the Main Macroeconomic Indicators of the Commonwealth Of Independent States from the Interstate Statistical Committee of the CIS.

CEPALSTAT from the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. Also available in print as Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean: (ALEXANDER International Documents, DANA REF HC 161 .U525)

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region from the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia. Also available in print (ALEXANDER International Documents HC 415.15 .A1 S85) Other data is available on the ESCWA Statistical Information System.

A variety of Andean Community Statistics are available for Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venzuela.

The OECD.Stat portal offers extracts and some complete tables from many publications of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. For Rutgers users, there is OECD iLibrary, with online access to practically all of their publications and data. (Rutgers-restricted Access)

The Caribbean Development Bank offers annual Caribbean Economic Reviews of its member countries and the region.