for Country, Industry and Company Information

Resources At Your Desktop
Betsy Ware
IFC KM Expo, Nov 2013
 Introduction
 Overview of Library Website
 Country Resources
 Industry & Company Resources
 Q&A
Go to : http://library
Click Databases
• Databases
• Popular Databases Dropdown
• By Subject
• Country Research Guides
• Topic Research Guides
Country Research Guides
•Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)
•Business Monitor (BMI)
•Institute of International Finance (IIF)
•Fitch Research
•Thomson One Analytics
Access EIU from http://library
Databases – Popular Databases – EIU
Country Reports
Country Commerce Reports
EIU Statistical Data Services
plus many other EIU resources
BMI – Country & Industry
 Available for IFC Staff only!
 Quarterly in-depth country risk reports covering political risk, macroeconomic
performance and outlook over 5 years, finance and the business operating
 Quarterly industry reports
 Compare & Export Datasets
 Access from http://library
 select Databases – B – scroll to Business Monitor
Country Resources
Institute of Int’l Finance (IIF)
 IIF provides analysis and research to its members on
emerging markets and other central issues in global
 All WBG staff can have electronic access to the
Institute's reports and analyses by registering
individually at
Fitch Research
 Available to all WBG staff
 Requires registration – see entry in Library’s Database
page for details and URL
 The four sectors to which Bank Group and IMF staff
currently have access via this service are Banks &
Banking, Insurance, Sovereigns & Subnationals, and
European & Int'l Structured Finance.
Thomson One Analytics
 Thomson Analytic’s equity research services
electronically deliver over 6 million original, full-text
broker research reports directly from top global firms.
 Retrieve broker reports on selected companies or
 Available to IFC staff only!
 Request user name/pswd from [email protected]
No Problem, Simply contact a Librarian!
Go to http://library and click Ask! A Librarian
Send an email to
[email protected]

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