There is a new country profile of the USA compiled by the German Federal Statistical Office which in Germany serves as official back ground information for the US presidential elections which will take place in a few days. Nevertheless, this country profile is also very useful and informative for businesses which are already operating in the USA or are planning business activities there. The profile in question contains internationally comparable data on fields such as population, business, health care, education, labour market, social issues, transport, natural environment and energy.
In the year 2006 the US population amounted to almost 300 million people which made this country one of the biggest markets worldwide. Furthermore, with a gross domestic product (GDP) of 13.8 billion US dollars this country was the biggest national economy in 2007. Therefore, for small and medium-sized entities (SMEs) it is worthwhile thinking about operating there, despite the current crisis.
The country profile for the USA is available for free-of-charge download.