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African Business & Economic Resources

General Resources

Arnoldo di Arnoldi and Matteo Florimi. Africa. 1600. Library of Congress Geography and Map Division.

These pages provide a good starting place for those researching African economics and business, as the resources included provide overviews of economic development and Africa's place in the world economy. In addition to books on general subjects, we have included online resources that provide a wide range of information on business and economics topics related to African countries offered by associations, research institutions, think tanks, and international organizations.

For further research use the databases list that includes both free and subscription databases where you can find reports, articles, statistical data, and more.

Please see the Periodicals sub-page for links to particular publications, including Newspapers, trade journals and academic journals.

For legal topics, the Law Library of Congress provides guides on Foreign Law.

For questions on topics and resources covered in this guide, please Ask A Librarian.