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This section lists selected print resources on African business available in the reference collections of the Library of Congress. Select the catalog record link following each listing for additional information on the location of that resource at the Library of Congress. The catalog record link also serves as an entry point to the Library's online catalog, from which you may search for additional materials relating to African business. Please be aware that during periods of heavy use you may encounter delays in accessing the catalog.

  1. Africa (New Canaan, Conn.) Africa: a publication of The Corporate Council on Africa and Business Books International.  2002-  New Canaan, CT, Business Books International, c2001-   v.    col. ill., maps. LC call number: HF3877.D64 LC control number: 2001211749 ISSN: 1536-1454 Catalog Record
    Guide contains country-specific historical, statistical, political, and economic data.
  2. Greenblum, Jeffrey L. Africa, guide to business finance for U.S. firms.  [Washington, D.C.?], U.S. Dept. of Commerce, International Trade Administration, [1990]   vii, 80 p. LC call number: HG4260.G74 1990 LC control number: 90601568 Catalog Record
    "Provides background information, elegibility requirements, and application procedures for over 80 finance sources for U.S. firms doing business in Africa."
  3. Africa South of the Sahara.  1971-  London, Europa Publications Ltd.   v.   maps.    (2000-  : Regional surveys of the world) LC call number: DT351.A37 LC control number: 78112271 ISSN: 0065-3896 Catalog Record
    Reference annual providing a country-by country survey of economic, social, and political developments in the sub-Saharan African countries.
  4. Annuaire bancaire africain = African banking directory.  Geneva, SIFIDA,   v. LC call number: HG3373.A56 LC control number: 90648487 Catalog Record
    Contains information on public and private financial institutions in Africa.
  5. African stock markets.  1991-  Washington, Africa Investment Promotion Partnership, c1991-   v. LC call number: HG5821.A37 LC control number: 92658506 ISSN: 1061-8880 Catalog Record
  6. Digest of commercial laws of the world.  [Dobbs Ferry] N.Y., Oceana Publications, [1998]-   4 v. (loose-leaf)    forms. LC call number: K1004.41998 LC control number: 00265762 ISBN: 0-379-01000-3 Catalog Record
    "Includes analysis of commercial codes from more than 100 countries"
  7. Directory of American firms operating in foreign countries.  [1st]- ed; 1955/56-  New York, Uniworld Business Publications, [etc.]   v.    (1969-  : American encyclopedia of international information, v. 2) LC call number: HG4538.A1D5 LC control number: 55039067 ISSN: 0070-5071 Catalog Record
    Published in 3 volumes with individual country lists available for pubchase.
  8. Directory of associations of specialized importers = Rp̌ertoire d'associations d'importateurs spčialisš.  Geneva, International Trade Centre UNCTAD/GATT,   v. LC call number: HF1416.6.D44D57 LC control number: 95641720 Catalog Record
  9. Directory of associations of specialized importers = Rp̌ertoire d'associations d'importateurs spčialisš.  Geneva, International Trade Centre UNCTAD/GATT,   v. LC call number: HF1416.6.D44D57 LC control number: 95641720 Catalog Record
  10. Emerging markets desk reference: buyside & sellside profiles.  1998 ed.-  Murray Hill, NJ, Capital Access International, c1998-   v. LC call number: HG4928.5.E45 LC control number: 99111710 ISSN: 1534-8342 Catalog Record
  11. Export America.  Vol. 1 (Nov. 1999)-  Washington, D.C., U.S. Dept. of Commerce, G.P.O., Supt. of Docs. [distributor], [1999-   v.    ill. LC call number: HF3000.E97 LC control number: 00206779 ISSN: 1534-3588 Electronic version: Catalog Record
    Includes features on African commercial trends and announcements of trade fairs, business leads, and investment opportunities in Africa.
  12. Exporters' encyclopaedia (New York, N.Y. : 1982) Exporters' encyclopaedia.  77th ed. (1982)-  New York, N.Y., Dun and Bradstreet International, 1982-   v.    maps. LC call number: HF3011.E9 LC control number: 84647135 ISSN: 8755-013X Catalog Record
    Annual publication features trade regulations, licensing requirements and export guidelines on a country-by-country basis.
  13. International country risk guide.  New York, N.Y., International Reports,   v. LC call number: HG3891.5.I55 LC control number: 81645809 ISSN: 0278-6680 Catalog Record
    Reports on economic and political developments, business climate, economic data, analyses, and forecasts for investment and trade in individual countries. Data also available online to subscribers only from Political Risk Services at
  14. The International directory of importers. Africa.  [Healdsburg, Calif.], Distributed by Blytmann International,   v. LC call number: HF3873.I58 LC control number: 90643776 ISSN: 1050-5520 Catalog Record
  15. International trade reporter. Export reference manual.  Washington, D.C., Bureau of National Affairs, [c1946]-   3 v. (loose-leaf) LC call number: KF1975.A8I58 LC control number: 55038702 Catalog Record
    Provides shipping information, documentary requirements, label/packing requirements, and standards on a country-by-country basis.
  16. Beckett, Justin F., and Michael E. M. Sudarkasa. Investing in Africa: an insiders guide to the ultimate emerging market.  New York, Wiley, c2000.   xiv, 258 p.    ill., maps.    (Wiley frontiers in finance) LC call number: HG5822.B43 2000 LC control number: 00027531 ISBN: 0-471-37951-4 Table of Contents: Catalog Record
    "Focuses on the mechanics, available resources, opportunities, and risks related to pursuing foreign direct investment and portfolio investment in Africa."
  17. Key officers of foreign service posts.  -June 1998.  [Washington, D.C.?], Foreign Affairs Document and Reference Center, Pub. and Reproduction Division, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., -1998.   v.    (19 -<1996>: Department of State publication ; 7877)  (- June 1997: Department of State publication ; 10484) LC call number: JX1705.A255 LC control number: 64061222 ISSN: 0023-0790 Electronic version: Catalog Record
    Handbook contains names and addresses of U.S. Department of State's overseas officers, including all Ambassadors, Commercial Officers, and U.S. AID country program directors.
  18. Market. Africa/Mid-East.  Vol. 1, no. 1 (Nov. 1995)-   Ithaca, NY, W-Two Publications, c1995-   v.    ill., maps. LC call number: CURRENT ISSUES ONLY LC control number: 97643982 ISSN: 1083-5512 Catalog Record
  19. World country report service.  Syracuse, NY, USA (407 University Ave., Ste. 107, Syracuse 13210), Political Risk Services, 1989-   7 v. (loose-leaf) LC call number: JF11.W67 1989 LC control number: 90195849 Catalog Record
  20. World investment directory.  1992, v. 1-  New York, United Nations, c1992-   v.    ill. LC call number: HG4538.W67 LC control number: 92656265 Catalog Record

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