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The extension of American trade - Visit of the United States Industrial Expedition to Mexico - President Diaz opening the Exhibition of American Industries at the School of Mines [interior showing crowd and machinery].

COUNTRY INFORMATION

An important aspect to understanding MINT is to learn more about the individual countries. The following are resources that provide both quantitative as well as qualitative information on each respective country.

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MINT: Sources of Information

August 2017

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Overview
Background Information
Country Information
Print Resources
News Sources
Articles and Reports
Databases
Other Research Guides
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Internet Resources

CIA World Factbook
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/

This resource provides national level information on countries around the world. To learn more about The World Factbook's data/ demographic statistics in comparison to other sources, see The World Factbook FAQs. Information on the website is update weekly. The print publication is published annually.

Mexico
Indonesia
Nigeria
Turkey

International Monetary Fund (IMF)
http://www.imf.org/ External Link

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) provides data and statistics, board discussions, surveys, and much more. IMF provides many tools including the ability to download data according to "emerging market and developing economies" and select individual countries or groups of countries. Downloadable data includes: GDP growth, inflation, unemployment, payments balances, exports, imports, external debt, capital flows, and commodity prices. To learn more about IMF data, choose the Data External Link tab.
Mexico External Link
Indonesia External Link
Nigeria External Link
Turkey External Link

World Bank
http://www.worldbank.org/ External Link

This resource provides information on countries and its economies. Country profiles were developed using data obtained from the World Development Indicators (WDI) database. For more information on data, scope, updates, and topics covered in the profiles and much more, see Country Profiles.External Link
Mexico External Link
Indonesia External Link
Nigeria External Link
Turkey External Link

Cultural Dimensions - Geert Hofstede
https://geert-hofstede.com/cultural-dimensions.html External Link

This resource provides information on the deep drivers of culture. The time period for data collection varies from country to country. Since culture is typically slow to change or evolve, scores are generally considered up to date. This resource also allows you to compare countries.
Mexico External Link
Indonesia External Link
Nigeria External Link
Turkey External Link

Transparency International
http://www.transparency.org External Link

This resource, which includes the Corruption Perceptions Index, the Global Corruption Barometer, and other tools, measures levels of perceived corruption around the world. Data used in this resource comes from Transparency International, World Bank, World Economic Forum, surveys, and other sources.
Mexico External Link
Indonesia External Link
Nigeria External Link
Turkey External Link

World Fertility Data. United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs
http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/.../fertility/wfd2012/MainFrame.html External Link

This resource provides national data on fertility as well as the timing of childbearing for all countries and areas of the world. Since a large population of people under 30 is a major factor in grouping MINT countries, it is useful to keep track of population data to study its effect on GDP. Data is available in Excel format and also includes a list of sources.

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Data & Statistics

Resources provided in this section focus primarily on government information, data, and statistics.

Mexico

U.S. Commercial Service in Mexico
http://2016.export.gov/mexico/ External Link

This resource developed by the U.S. Department of Commerce's Commercial Service, targets goods exporters in the United States. Information in this resource includes: regulations, opportunities, and strategies.

Banco de México
http://www.banxico.org.mx/ External Link

This resource is accessible in English and Spanish language. This resource provides information on: currency, monetary policy, exchange rates and policy, and economic and financial indicators.

Ministry of Finance & Public Credit
https://www.gob.mx/hacienda External Link

This resource is accessible in Spanish language only. This resource provides information on: public finances, public debt, economic data, and financial data. Documents and reports on economic policy are also available.

National Institute of Statistics, Geography and Informatics (INEGI)
http://www.inegi.org.mx/inegi/default.aspx External Link

The National Institute of Statistics and Geography (or INEGI: Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía) is an independent agency of the Mexican government responsible for gathering and disseminating census data and other statistical data including monthly GDP, consumer, employment and occupation statistics, and numerous additional statistical data and information important for research and projections. Resource is accessible in Spanish language only.

Indonesia

U.S. Commercial Service in Indonesia
http://2016.export.gov/indonesia/

This resource developed by the U.S. Department of Commerce's Commercial Service, targets goods exporters in the United States. Information in this resource includes: regulations, opportunities, and strategies.

Indonesia Central Bureau of Statistics
https://www.bps.go.id/ External Link

Resource is accessible in English and Indonesian language. This resource provides information on external trade.

Nigeria

U.S. Commercial Service in Nigeria
http://2016.export.gov/nigeria/

This resource developed by the U.S. Department of Commerce's Commercial Service, targets goods exporters in the United States. Information in this resource includes: regulations, opportunities, and strategies.

National Bureau of Statistics
http://www.nigerianstat.gov.ng/ External Link

National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) is the main agency responsible for the development and management of official statistics in Nigeria. This resource publishes socio-economic statistics on all aspects of development in Nigeria.

Nigeria Data Portal
http://nigeria.opendataforafrica.org/ External Link

Resource provides features for analyzing, visualizing, and reporting statistical data for Nigeria as well as individual states.

Turkey

U.S. Commercial Service in Turkey
http://2016.export.gov/turkey/

This resource developed by the U.S. Department of Commerce's Commercial Service, targets goods exporters in the United States. Information in this resource includes: regulations, opportunities, and strategies.

Turkish Statistical Institute (TURKSTAT)
http://www.turkstat.gov.tr/Start.do External Link

This resource provides information on demographics, economics, culture, and more.

Last updated: 08/02/2017

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