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Last Updated: Feb 19, 2020     Views: 3

Essential Resources:

  • EMIS. Go to the Country tab. Select any country from the Asia Pacific area and check the widgets to quickly navigate to the type of information or a tool you need: Overview, Macro Statistics, Equity Market, Forecasts, Reports, News…

For information on the whole region, use EMIS main search box and type “pacific basin” or “pacific region”. 

  • PACAP (Pacific Basin Capital Markets) via WRDS - Wharton Research Data Services (First time users will need to click on Register to request a user account and then fill out the form. It takes 24 hours to get approved)
  • Go to Passport and select the Economies tab > Economy, Finance and Trade> Country Reports and then choose a category and a Geography and click GO.
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB) Includes the Asian Development Outlook. Annual.
  •  World DataBank East Asia and the Pacific news, In-depth analysis, regional overviews, country briefs. Data and statistics.

Company Directories:

  • Orbis has an expert search function to screen for worldwide companies by any of the following criteria: company name, industry, location, size, company type, ownership, status, M&A deals, top range of companies.
  • Thomson One. Click on Screening & Analysis > Companies > Company screener, then search by Geographic location (click on magnifying glass for a list of Country, Region or State codes), Industry classification, etc. Note: this resource only works in Internet Explorer.

Industry Studies

  • EMIS. Go to the Industries tab. Select any country from the Asia Pacific area, for example “China”. Then choose the Industry Reports widget, to select a specific industry.
  • Passport. Consumer focus. Regional and country specific reports.
  • Thomson One. Go to Screening and Analysis. Click on Research. Search by industry reports, geography and industry. Note: this resource only works in Internet Explorer.

Doing Business

Financing and Investment

  • Asian Bonds Online  ASEAN
  • Directory of Central Banks Links to Central Banks around the world.
  • Thomson One. Click on Screening & Analysis. Next click on Private Equity. Limit by firm location = asia or investment location = asia. Note: this resource only works in Internet Explorer.

News Sources

  • Factiva. Limit by region or source. Include native language publications.

Trade Links

Statistical Resources: Asia

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