Trade Resources

usamapWorld Trade Organization
In brief, the World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only international organization dealing with the global rules of trade between nations. Its main function is to ensure that trade flows as smoothly, predictably and freely as possible.

World Economic Forum
The World Economic Forum’s strength lies in its Communities’ strengths: people belonging to these Communities represent the most influential decision makers and trendsetters in their respective fields.

Worldwide Transportation and Logistics Solutions
Aries International is a provider of Worldwide International Transportation and Logistics Related Services. Our service provides for the small importer and exporter, right up to the needs of any large multinational company.

Government Information

Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States
Look up tariff specifications from harmonized codes. (Downloadable)

The United States International Trade Commission
Objective trade expertise. Interactive Tariff and Trade Data Base.

The CIA World Fact Book
Look up basic governmental, economic and social information on your favorite country.

U.S. Census Department
Foreign trade information and statistical data.

Governments of the World
List of countries by system of government.

U.S. State Department Travel Warnings
More critical visitor information for the business traveler.

World Business and Trade News

Ideas Digest Online Newsmagazine
The latest trends and ideas for the creative professional.

Banks of the World
Looking for a bank in your favorite country? Check here. The summary includes blurbs about the individual banks and links to their home pages (includes The World Bank).

The Economist
A political, business and financial weekly out of the UK. Another excellent site.

Business Resources

International Business Resources WWW
News publications, journals, resources, information and more from around the world.

A “Better Business Bureau” type of service for Internet merchants.