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Featured Database: International Financial Statistics

September 15th, 2020

Parrish Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This time we’re featuring International Financial Statistics, brought to you by the International Monetary Fund.


Provides data gathered by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on exchange rates, money and banking, interest rates, prices, production, international transactions, government finance, and national accounts for most countries.


The List of Business Databases is the alphabetical list of the databases specially selected for those in a business program of study. Access the databases off-campus with your Purdue login and password.


Click Getting Started with International Financial Statistics to see the basics of using International Financial Statistics.

Need a Hint?

Use the Query builder to set up your search by selecting values for the following parameters: time, country, and indicator.

Why Should I Know About This?

International Financial Statistics is a valuable resource for conducting international economic comparisons. Please note that this is a freely accessible resource.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore, are:

  • Mergent Online, provides financial statements, company news, industry analysis, historical stock information on M&A activity, country information, and more.
  • PrivCo, a premier source for business and financial data on over 30,000 major, non-publicly traded corporations.


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