Guyana: 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: Guyana

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

Guyana Country Review

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

Guyana Economic Competitiveness

Published by the Icon Group using vertical analysis or common-sized statements, provides estimates of the financial performance and labor productivity of countries compared to global benchmarks.  Financial analysis includes asset, liability and income structure, ratios, profitability ratios and key percentile rankings.  Labor productivity analysis includes asset-labor, liability-labor, and income-labor ratios.

Political Risk Yearbook: Guyana Country Forecast

Published annually by PRS Group and includes the Political Risk Service rating system which assesses different political scenarios within a country, 18-month and five year forecasts based on a variety of political scenarios, the country’s political framework, key political player as well as economic conditions, investment, taxation and environmental trends, foreign relations, defense forces and the country’s history and geography.

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: Guyana

http://globaledge.msu.edu/countries/guyana/br />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: Guyana

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

A Web resource evaluating the following areas: Guyana’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.

Statistics & Government Resources

Bureau of Statistics of Guyana

http://www.statisticsguyana.gov.gy/

A Web site from the Bureau of Statistics of Guyana.

Bank of Guyana

http://www.bankofguyana.org.gy/

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

U.S. Embassy to Guyana

http://georgetown.usembassy.gov/