International Business Websites

The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service
Market reports by industry sector or country. Register for your own Virtual Trade Commissioner and be notified immediately, via the Web, of any news affecting your industry or market.
Export Development Canada
Provider of finance solutions for Canadian exporters and economic information and industry research.
Industry Canada – Trade & Investment
Trade information including importing, exporting and researching international markets. Also included is information for investors interested in companies and regulations in the Canadian market.
Canada Border Services Agency
CBSA ensures the security and prosperity of Canada by managing the access of people and goods to and from Canada.
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
The Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters Inc.
Now known as I.E.Canada, was founded in 1932 and federally incorporated as a non-profit organization. The association represents private sector importers and exporters of virtually every commodity and related service.
Export America
USA Export facilitation website with good international trade information
CIA (US Central Intelligence Agency) World Fact Book
Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.
Trade Agreements Database
The Tuck Trade Agreements Database contains the most comprehensive collection of texts of bilateral and regional free trade agreements available on a single online site as well as the only database of free trade and customs union agreements text-searchable by provision or keyword.
Trade Information Database 
Trade directories and specific trade leads to identify prospective suppliers buyers and distributors by the USA Centers for International Trade Development
Competitive Alternatives
MKK Consulting Inc is an independent management and consulting firm. 
Dedicated to providing its readers with the latest news, information and intelligence on the environmental business and sustainability markets in Canada and around the world. It provides a distinctive perspective on environmental and sustainability issues and provides potential buyers, sellers and consumers of environment-related goods, services and technologies with the information they need to make decisions that are important to them.
Trade Map
Provides users with indicators on export performance, international demand, alternative markets and the role of competitors.  Trade Map covers 220 countries and territories and 5300 products of the Harmonized System. Trade data is also available at the tariff line level for more than 120 countries and on a quarterly and monthly basis for more than 50 countries.
Events Eye
Worldwide Trade Shows, Exhibitions and Conferences
Country Profiles - Global Guide to Culture, Customs and Etiquette
Muslim Trade Network – Trade Reference Directory
Over 250 contracts, international contracts, model contracts and/or users' guides selected in light of their practical interest for international commercial transactions.
Provides comprehensive information on more than 13,000 companies around the world. Data is organized upon specific criteria: social and environmental behaviour, financial data, list of brands, membership to the most influential lobbies, public relations and “opinion making”, managers name and position, shareholders and subsidiaries, plants locations and offshore centers, brand and corporate image management (every piece of information is precisely dated and referenced).
Transparency International
Global civil society organization leading the fight against corruption.
World Culture and Resouces
Library of Congress Global Gateway
International Tipping Etiquette
Suggested tipping by geography, profession, and overall awareness
SchedNet is a vertical portal providing the most up-to-date shipping schedules and shipping information to shippers and forwarders worldwide.
World Time Zone
Shows world times zones with current time in each country.
Universal Currency Converter
Online Language Translation