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USC Subscription-Based Online Resources

Note: Entries marked as "USC restricted" can only be accessed through USC network connections. This is automatic if you are on campus.
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  • The EIU produces objective and timely analysis and forecasts of the political, economic and business environment in more than 180 countries. Click on the "Enterprise Client Access" link and then select India from the country menu, and browse the following:
    • "Country Report" covers the economy, the economic outlook, political scene, economic policy and some core industries.
    • "Country Profile" provides analysis of historical, political, infrastructure and economic trends.
    • "Country Commerce" covers permits, licenses, foreign investment and other information for foreign companies doing business in India. 
  • ISI Emerging Markets
    Click on "India" from the regional menu to find country, industry, company, business news, and macroeconomic data. USC restricted.
  • Global Market Information Database
    Contains detailed research on consumer markets and commodities in India. "Text Search" "India" to browse statistics and market research reports.  USC restricted.
  • STAT-USA / Globus
    Select Globus/NTDB for international information. STAT-USA compiles information that is produced by the U.S. government. Much of this information is freely available elsewhere; see "" below.
  • USA Trade Online
    Import and export information for the U.S.
  • World Marketing Data and Statistics
    Detailed demographics, market sizes and information on consumer goods.
  • Mint Global
    Search "India" in the Market Research module to find various industry reports.
    Find market research reports on a number of commodities.  USC restricted.
  • Global Road Warrior
    Contains basic country profiles and cultural and business etiquette information.

Generally Available Online Resources

The USC Libraries

Search HOMER for "INDIA and BUSINESS" or "INDIA and CULTURE" to locate books on these topics. Try other search terms as well. Note: If a book is checked out, it can take up to two weeks to recall.  You can also find full-text books online through eBrary.

Crocker Library

  • Passport India (Reference HD58.7 .J655 1997)
  • Exporters' Encyclopaedia (Reference Desk HF3011 .E9)
  • Business Opportunities in India (Reference H435.2 .B87 1996)
  • Global Business Etiquette (Reference HF5389 .M375 2006)
  • Global Business Practices  (Reference HD58.7 S3477 2006)
  • Cross-Cultural Business Behavior  (Reference HF5389 .G47 2002x)
  • Global Etiquette Guide to Asia  (Reference BJ1838 .F67 2000)
  • Doing Business In Emerging Markets (Reference HD62.4 .C387 2002)


Search for articles written about business in India in ProQuest, Factiva and Lexis/Nexis Academic. Some possible topics are "INDIA AND INDUSTRY TRENDS" or "INDIA and [specific industry here]" or "INDIA AND BUSINESS." Note: These are USC subscription-based resources.

Search for articles written about business in these locally published Indian publications:


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