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Doing Business Abroad @ Pitt

This guide is intended to help Pitt business students learn about the countries they may be traveling to or studying abroad in, as well as provide resources they can use to learn about business topics in those countries.

Current Events

Keeping up with the current events of the country you are studying or visiting will help you be more informed and knowledgeable about the history, culture, politics, and economy, of that country.

Types of sources to look for are:

  • newspapers (online or in print)
  • other news media (tv, online, etc)
  • press releases
  • reports
  • surveys

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Find International News

Use the following databases and resources to find international news.

Other Sources of International Current Events

The following websites and databases provide an overview of the variety of resources available when looking for information on international current events.

Embassy Websites

Embassy websites often include press releases, articles, and publications that include the social and cultural aspects of the country. To find these websites, do a Google search for your country and the term "embassy." Example: Argentina embassy.