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Strategy for Country Analysis Research

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Strategy for Country Analysis Research

     LIBRARIES SUBJECT GUIDE

    International Trade in Textiles and Apparel

    Resources for AMT 413

TEXTILE AND APPAREL INDUSTRY INFORMATION

?Journal, Periodical and Newspaper Indexes, Including Full-text Articles

    ?Lexis-Nexis Academic. Available via the WSU Libraries homepage http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu ?Academic Search Complete. Available via the WSU Libraries homepage http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu ?Business Source Complete. Available via the WSU Libraries homepage http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu

?Websites of Selected Government Agencies and Other Organizations

    ?Office of Textiles and Apparel at the Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration. http://otexa.ita.doc.gov ?Foreign Trade Statistics compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau. http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/www/ ?Customs Electronic Bulletin Board. http://www.customs.ustreas.gov

    ?U.S. Trade Representative. http://www.ustr.gov

    ?U.S. International Trade Commission. http://www.usitc.gov

    ?Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). http://www.apec.org

    ?Organization of American States. http://www.oas.org

    ?World Trade Organization. http://www.wto.org

    ?European Union in the United States. http://www.eurunion.org

    ?Europa, the European Union Server. http://europa.eu/

    ?World Bank Group. http://www.worldbank.org

    ?Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. http://www.oecd.org

    ?Worldwide Responsible Apparel Production: WRAP. http://www.wrapapparel.org

    ? Sweatshop Watch. http://www.sweatshopwatch.org

?Websites of Selected Trade Associations

    ?American Apparel and Footwear Association. http://www.apparelandfootwear.org

    ?Federation of International Trade Associations. http://www.fita.org/index.html

    ?International Apparel Federation. http://www.iafnet.com

    ?International Textile and Apparel Association. http://www.itaaonline.org

    ?National Council of Textile Organizations. http://www.ncto.org

    ?Textile Web. http://www.textileweb.com

?Internet Guides to Resources

    ?InfoQuest! International Trade Resources. http://www.tbchad.com/intl4.html

    ?Revised Guide to International Trade Law Sources on the Internet by Marcie Hoffman, Feb. 2002. http://www.llrx.com/features/trade3.htm ?FindLaw: International Trade Law. http://www.findlaw.com/01topics/25interntrade/

    ?Hieros Gamos Guide to Trade Law. http://www.hg.org/trade.html

    ?globalEDGE. Michigan State University. http://globaledge.msu.edu/index.asp

    ?ATEXINC: Apparel and Textile Education Xchange. Links to Web Resources. http://www.atexinc.com/great_links.htm

COUNTRY INFORMATION

    Get an Overview of a Country from a Country encyclopedia, such as

    ;Europa World Yearbook. Hol Ref Desk JN1 .E85

Country profile, such as

    ;Lexis-Nexis Academic. Sources. Country & Region Reports. Available via the WSU Libraries homepage http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu

;World factbook. https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html

    ;BBC News. World Edition: Country Profiles. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/country_profiles/default.htm

Find In-Depth Information on the following aspects of a country by consulting the targeted sources

    Economic

    ;Country report. Available in Business Source Complete.

    ;Articles from recent newspapers, periodicals, and journals. Use an index such as Business Source Complete or

     Lexis-Nexis Academic; available via the WSU Libraries homepage http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu

Political

    ;The…Political risk yearbook. Hol Ref D839 .W68x

    ;Articles from recent newspapers, periodicals, and journals. Use an index such as Academic Search Complete, or

     Lexis-Nexis Academic; available via the WSU Libraries homepage http://www.wsulubs.wsu.edu

    ;Country Indicators for Foreign Policy. http://www.carleton.ca/cifp

Country Culture/Social Conditions

    ;Craighead's international business, travel …countries. Hol Ref HF 5549.5 .E45 D56

    ;Books, including travel guides, using appropriate keywords in Griffin, such as "guidebooks Brazil,"

     "culture Brazil."

    ;Articles from recent newspapers, periodicals, and journals. Use an index such as Academic Search Complete or

     Lexis-Nexis Academic; available via the WSU Libraries homepage http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu

    ;Country studies. Library of Congress. http://countrystudies.us/

Regulatory/Legal/Taxes

    ;Exporters' encyclopedia. Hol Ref HF 3011 .E96x

    ; EXPORT.GOV. Market Research. http://www.export.gov/marketresearch.html

    ; United States. Overseas Private Investment Corporation. Investor's Information Gateway. http://www.opic.gov/

    ; Doing Business: Comparing Business Regulations. World Bank. http://www.doingbusiness.org

Business Culture/Practices/Environment

    ;Books, using appropriate keywords in Griffin, such as "doing business Brazil." ;Articles from recent newspapers, periodicals and journals. Use an index such as Business Source Complete or

     Lexis-Nexis Academic; available via the WSU Libraries homepage http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu

    ;EXPORT.GOV. Market Research. http://www.export.gov/mrktresearch/

    ;United States. Overseas Private Investment Corporation. Investor's Information Gateway. http://www.opic.gov/

Market

    ;Global Market Information Database. Available via the WSU Libraries homepage http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu

    ;Articles from recent periodicals and journals. Use an index such as Business Source Premier or Lexis-Nexis Academic;

     available via the WSU Libraries homepage http:www.wsulibs.wsu.edu

    ;EXPORT.GOV. Market Research. http://www.export.gov/mrktresearch/

    ;World Bank Group. Data & Statistics: Data by Country. http://www.worldbank.org/data/countrydata/countrydata.html

    ; United Nations. Statistics Division. http://unstats.un.org/unsd/

    ; UNESCO. Institute for Statistics. http://www.uis.unesco.org

ACCESSING WWDonline

At the WSU Libraries webpage http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu select Griffin Catalog. Next select Journals, Magazines, Newspapers.

    Then select Journal Title. Enter WWDonline. At the Griffin entry for WWDonline, click on the hotlink WWDonlineFairchild Internet. You will then be connected to WWDonline.

    Two users can access this publication simultaneously. Archive articles are available back to 1994.

    M. Gilles gilles@wsu.edu, 335-8740 Holland and Terrell Libraries, Washington State University 07/2008 Available in alternative format upon request”

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