Namibia: Business Guide

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Country Descriptions & Profiles

Note: Includes country profiles from several sources: Business Monitor International, Countrywatch Inc., Datamonitor, EIU, Global Insight, Going Global, Icon Group, OECD, and PRS Group. Select “Country Reports” from “Publications” column on the right. Highlights include:

Background Notes on Countries of the World: Namibia

Published by the U.S. government, includes facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, foreign relations and travel/business information.

Namibia Country Monitor

Presents Analyses, Statistics, and Forecasts on the Economy. Includes information on Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Real GDP, Consumer Prices, Foreign Trade, Official Exchange Rate, etc. Also provides Import and Export Statistics as well as the names of important government officials.

Namibia Country Review

Published annually by CountryWatch, provides demographic, economic, business, and environmental data.

Finance,Trade & Commerce

Doing Business. Benchmarking Business Regulations.

http://www.doingbusiness.org/

Produced by the World Bank, this database provides information on business regulations and their enforcement in many countries. Countries are ranked according to ease of doing business. The Doing Business Indicators are comparable across 175 economies. These indicators include starting a business, dealing with licenses, employing workers, registering property, getting credit, protecting investors, paying taxes, enforcing contracts, and others.

Global Edge: Namibia

http://globaledge.msu.edu/countries/Namibia

Created by the Center for International Business Education and Research at Michigan State University ( MSU-CIBER ), globalEDGE contains country specific news, statistics, history, economics, and government data.

Index of Economic Freedom: Namibia

http://www.heritage.org/Index/Country/Namibia

A Web resource evaluating the following areas: Morocco’s trade policy, fiscal burden of government, government intervention in the economy, monetary policy, capital flows and foreign investment, banking and finance, wages and prices, property rights, regulation, and black market.

News

Note: Press Display provides online access to over 400 titles of today’s newspaper’s from around the world in full-color and full-page format. To get a list of newspapers by country select the country from the sidebar.

Statistics & Government Resources

Embassy of the Republic of Namibia in Washington D.C.

http://www.namibianembassyusa.org/

Information about business and investment in Namibia. Also contains information about flora and fauna, education, travel and tourism, visas, immigration, history, geography, people and culture.

Bank of Namibia

https://www.bon.com.na/

The official Web site of the Bank of Namibia includes information on currency rates, monetary policy, statistics and much more.

Central Bureau of Statistics for the Republic of Namibia

http://www.npc.gov.na/cbs/index.htm

A Web site from the Central Bureau of Statistics for the Republic of Namibia.