From Michigan St. University, the GlobalEDGE database is an excellent, well maintained collection of web-based international business resources and much more.
The globalEDGE DIBS is FREE to interested academics (i.e., students, faculty, and researchers affiliated with a higher education institution, government agency, or think tank) who may download data free of charge. The only requirements are that you register on globalEDGE (which is also FREE) using an institutional (.edu or .gov) email address and provide a statement of your intended use.
+ Access is available for academic, non-commercial use
+ Frequent updates using robust data
+ Over 2500 variables
+ Over 200 countries
+ Data available from mid-1990s to present