CountryWatch provides critical country-specific intelligence and data to a global audience including public and private sector organizations with overseas operations and global interests. In addition, CountryWatch provides country information to large media audiences in various venues as part of its media strategy.

Key publications produced by CountryWatch include the CountryReviews, an up-to-date series of publications for each country including demographic, political, economic, business, cultural and environmental information, and the CountryWire,which provides daily news coverage for every country in the world and a significant news archive made up of the compendium of regional news carriers.
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Emerging Markets Information Service
EMIS operates in and reports on countries where high reward goes hand-in-hand with high risk. EMIS has time-sensitive, hard-to-get, relevant news, research and analytical data, peer comparisons and more for over 145 emerging markets. UCT has access to Africa & the Middle East Asia Argentina Brazil and Chile
Industry reports including Oxford Economics, Fitch Ratings, BMI Research, EMIS Insights, Euromonitor International and more

Gartner (link)
Gartners is a leading research and advisory company that provides senior leaders across the enterprise with the indispensable business insights, advice and tools needed to achieve their mission-critical priorities and build the organizations of tomorrow.
Gartner does various types of research, which is divided into sections.


Gartner (info re access)
UCT only has access to the core IT research package, which contains thousands of research reports on over 700 topics.
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Marketline (Click on IP access)
Access to company industry financial and country business data for every major marketplace in the world. Extensive global coverage of industries with 4000 industry profiles and 30000+ companies within 215 countries
OECD iLibrary
The online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD's analysis and data.
11 050 ebook titles
53 500 chapters
146 800 tables and graphs
5 890 articles
5 130 multilingual summaries
5 200 working papers
5 billion data points across 42 databases
Note: UCT access does not include the IEA statistics
Who Owns Whom
WOW has a database of 170000 listed and unlisted companies operating in Africa. While ownership and/or subsidiary information is available for all featured companies 15000 companies have been researched in detail.
Industry sector reports are available for most major sectors and contain the following: description size and state of the industry; influencing factors; competition (barriers to entry); SWOT analyses and industry associations; plus a list of all companies within that industry.