The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) is the research and analysis division of The Economist Group and the world leader in global business intelligence.

Created in 1946, we have 70 years’ experience in helping businesses, financial firms and governments to understand how the world is changing and how that creates opportunities to be seized and risks to be managed.

The EIU is the world's leading provider of country analysis and forecasts. Subscribers get access to regular, detailed economic and political forecasts for countries as well as assessments of the business and regulatory environment in different markets.

Our services provide clients with a briefing on the outlook for a country, helping them to understand how things stand at the moment and the direction a country is moving in. We also interpret new data and recent events in light of their implication for the future.

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EIU Viewpoint

Country Report provides political and economic analysis and forecasts for 199 countries. The Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) flagship service examines and explains the important political and economic trends in each country. Each Country Report subscription contains in-depth and ongoing analysis and forecasts of political, policy and economic conditions to help you understand what is happening now and to gain a picture of how a country will look in the future.

Country Report

Economic, political and market insights and analysis guiding the world’s organisations Bringing together EIU’s award-winning analysis, insight and data into one integrated solution, EIU Viewpoint provides you with precision tools to seize opportunities and weigh financial, economic, operational and country risks effectively. Utilise EIU’s business intelligence tool to stay up to date on global insights, trends and economic analysis. Use this valuable data to conduct efficient market research for your organisation and plan for the future.

Country Forecast

Country Forecast focuses on how economic and political developments will shape the business environment in 82 of the world’s largest economies over the next five years. The reports provide access to a comprehensive set of political, economic, and business environment forecasts that are continuously updated and written from the point of view of foreign investors.

Country Commerce

Country Commerce is a practical guide to a country's business regulations and business practices. The service covers 56 countries' rules in critical areas such as setting up a business, human resources, incentives, taxes, and intellectual property. This annual reference tool is ideal for monitoring regulatory changes and their implications.


Every business day ViewsWire gives you the latest EIU data and briefs you on the implications of important economic, political and market developments around the world.

This in-depth country analysis service draws on the EIU’s vast country intelligence databases and combines comparable country-specific data and forecasts with extensive country-intelligence assessments of key events worldwide.

The result is ViewsWire, a comprehensive, extensively researched analytical service covering politics, economics, business and finance, that is updated daily and available online.

Access China

Data, analysis and forecasts for the world’s largest emerging market at provincial,  prefecture and city levels.

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