Best of the Web

  • Directory of companies with basic information at no cost, searchable by company name only. Records of company headquarters are marked. To search for non-US companies, choose the headquarters country on the right-hand column (only selected countries offer free information)
  • Database searchable by product name or service/industry
  • Michigan State University's Center for International Business Education and Research provides an a collection of thousands of international business resources selected based on content and usability. This site also includes a proprietary Market Potential Indicators and the Database of International Business Statistics.

  • Provides "Fact sheets" with basic company profiles full corporate profile is fee-based
  • An international directory focusing on African companies
  • Research Guide to resources to research on companies available at the Science, Industry and Business Library of the New York Public Library

  • Free directory of manufacturing companies, searchable by company name, product, or service.