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Featured Video: Industry Reports

In this quick video learn about our top resources for industry reports: Statista, EIU Viewpoint, Lexis, and Bloomberg.

Library News

B-BOLD logo August 2022 image of The 1619 Project book cover

The B-BOLD Employee Resource Group has opened its Book Club to all Commerce staff. Their August 2022 pick is The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story by Nikole Hannah-Jones and it is available from the Library in print and digital for HCHB staff.

Please email Natasia Harrison Natasia.Harrison@trade.gov or Joshua Kaplan Joshua.Kaplan@trade.gov to join the book club email distribution list for updates and links.

Coming Soon! IEEE Xplore Digital Library | Statista

The Commerce Research Library is pleased to inform you that HCHB users will soon have access to IEEE Xplore Digital Library and Statista!

Stay tuned for more information!

Regional Economic Outlooks are available for free from the International Monetary Fund.

These reports discuss recent economic developments and prospects for countries in various regions. They also address economic policy developments that have affected economic performance in the regions, and discuss key challenges faced by policymakers. They address regional policy developments and challenges, and provide country-specific data and analysis, including through analytical pieces on issues of interest to a particular region.

Access to Financial Risk is now live on EIU Viewpoint. Please log in to start exploring the insights and analysis.

Assess and compare risk easily in this new update, with up to 220 macroeconomic variables included in each report. Get data that is ready to download, manipulate and analyze in your own financial and risk-rating models.

Financial Risk gives you the tools to:

  • Assess and compare sovereign, currency, and banking-sector risk in 131 markets
  • Analyze credit risks posed by the political and economic situation in each country
  • Identify the risks to your business or investment
  • Explore the vital analysis and methodology that sits alongside your Country Analysis data and content

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