Answered By: Leslie Burmeister
Last Updated: Jan 17, 2019     Views: 7

FIELD Global Immersion Resources: Kenya

Where can I find country, industry and market information and news about Kenya to help me with FIELD Global Immersion?


Industry and market research

  • ABI/ProQuest
    • Click on Browse at the top of the screen
    • On the next screen click on Business Monitor International (BMI) Industry Reports
    • Click  on Browse by Location and navigate to the country of interest.
    • Use the tools on the right side of the results screen to refine your search
  • Passport
    • Useful for: consumer-related industry reports across a variety of geographies/countries. 
    • To begin, enter industry and geography keywords in search (ex: beauty India, or restaurants china).
    • Search tips: use concise keywords.  Go to "Analysis" section for full industry reports.
    • Also helpful: the "Consumer Lifestyles in X" reports ("Consumer Lifestyles in China") and "Mobile in X".  Start typing consumer lifestyles and the name of your GEO country (or Mobile and the name of the country) to locate.
  • EMIS​
    • Useful for: emerging market info, including company info, news and niche industry reports.  Strong foreign language news component.
    • Search tips: At the top of the page under Region/Country, deselect all and reselect your GEO country.  Then enter industry or company keywords.  Can search in multiple languages.

Country information and data

  • Economist Intelligence Unit
    • Useful for: In-depth country information covering recent economic and politicalt developments, risk and regulation, and the broad business environment.
    • Search Tip: go to Report tab to generate PDF
    • Also helpful: Go to Data Tool to download specific indicators of interest, including indicators relating to consumer consumption, income, demographics, etc.
  • Oxford Business Group Country Reports
    • Useful for: in-depth analysis of broad industry categories within each country (ICT, Retail, Transportation, etc).  


  • Factiva
    • Useful for: targeted news search on specific industries, companyies or countries
    • Search tips: Some useful Factiva search commands include hlp and atleast.  Eg:
    • hlp=china and atleast3 consumers.
    • Also helpful: can limit by date, region, etc.  Can also search in multiple languages.
  • EMIS (See above)