In this LibGuide there is a presentation of a number of sources with information on countries. The emphasis is on sources of quantitative and statistical information:
Country Descriptions - overall
Country Descriptions - focusing on business, market and industry facts
Business etiquette and culture
Direct investment, FDI
A quick way to find national statistics - try one of the following services:
Statistics Denmark's collection of links to statistical sources from other countries, the EU and international organizations:
WebStat / Statistics Finland has a portal with links to national and international statistics available on the Internet. You can search for relevant statistics by topic and country.
International Statistical Agencies (from the U.S. Census Bureau): links to more than 200 countries' statistical offices.