Excellent resource to begin your journey on understanding different countries. globalEDGE is created by the International Business Center and the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University
Try one of the ways to gain insights on a country.
A financial analysis database of over 25,000 publicly traded US and international companies over 30 years. Major industry reports. Search and compare companies by long term debt, profitability ratios, and many more. Create custom financial comparison charts. A century of annual reports.
To locate a Country Profile,
Select Advanced search
Use the dropdown to select a country (right top of the screen)
The Economist Intelligence Unit (Source in ABI/Inform database)
World Factbook (by the CIA)"The World Factbook provides information on the history, people and society, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. The Reference tab includes: a variety of world, regional, country, ocean, and time zone maps; Flags of the World; and a Country Comparison function that ranks the country information and data in more than 75 Factbook fields."
Use the drop down to select a country that you wish to learn more about.