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USC Subscription-Based Online Resources

  • The EIU produces objective and timely analysis and forecasts of the political, economic and business environment in more than 180 countries. Go to the section on Mexico and browse the following:
    • "Country Report" covers the economy, the economic outlook, political scene, economic policy and some specific 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 Mexico.
  • ISI Emerging Markets
    Includes Mexico, and is a good source of country, industry, business and news information. Some of the information is written in Spanish.
  • Global Market Information Database
    Focuses on other countries but has some relevant information; try a keyword search for Mexico.
    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.
  • Investext
    Find analyst reports on specific companies or industries. 'Research-Full Search' search "Mexico" to retrieve country-specific reports in all categories.
  • USA Trade Online
    Import and export information for the U.S. that can be sorted by trading partner.
  • World Marketing Data and Statistics
    Detailed demographics, market sizes and information on consumer goods.
  • Global Road Warrior
    Contains basic country profiles and cultural and business etiquette information.

Generally Available Online Resources

The USC Libraries

Search HOMER for "MEXICO and BUSINESS" or "MEXICO 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.  Use eBrary to find full-text books online (USC network connection required).

Crocker Library

  • Passport Mexico (Business Reference HF5389.3 .M6M35 2003)
  • Global Business Practices (Reference HD58.7 S3477 2006)
  • Doing Business in Emerging Markets (Business Reference HD62.4 .C387 2002)
  • Global Business Etiquette (Business Reference HF5389 .M375 2006)
  • Cross-Cultural Business Behavior (Reference HF5389 .G47 2002x)
  • Exporters' Encyclopaedia (Reference Desk HF3011 .E9)


Search for articles written about business in Mexico in ABI/Inform, Factiva and Lexis/Nexis Academic. Some possible topics are "MEXICO and INDUSTRY TRENDS" or "MEXICO and [your industry here]" or "MEXICO and BUSINESS."  Note: These are USC subscription-based resources.

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


Government Information

Mexico Sites

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