The World Factbook provides basic intelligence on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, environment, communications, transportation, military, terrorism, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.
Measures of the complexity of business regulations and their enforcement across 190 economies. Efficiency and strength of laws, regulations and institutions relevant to domestic small and medium-size companies throughout their life cycle. Ranks the ease of doing business across countries.
...a firm-level survey of a representative sample of the private sector in an economy. The surveys cover a broad range of business environment topics including access to finance, corruption, infrastructure, crime, competition, and performance measures. Firm-level datasets, the investment climate indicators derived from them, as well as research papers are available on the website."
The Global Consumption Database is a one-stop source of data on household consumption patterns in developing countries. It is designed to serve a wide range of users—from researchers seeking data for analytical studies to businesses seeking a better understanding of the markets into which they are expanding or those they are already serving.