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AskNumbers.com

The site contains multiple converters in an easy to use format. Some of the conversions include length/distance, weight/mass, temperature, pressure, energy, frequency, currency, CO2 emission and more.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 20, 2013

Tags: General Guides

GoCurrency.com

GoCurrency.com provides up-to-date exchange rates and offers a simple to use converter. In addition, there is a wide range of information concerning the foreign exchange market. Information includes market commentary, currency forecasts, and tips for travelers on how to get the best rates. GoCurrency.com also provides a free JavaScript that can be used to add their currency converter to any website.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 20, 2013

Tags: Currency

Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

The GMT website provides time zones for every country around the world, as well as the current times in the world's major cities. In addition to the time zones, some other special features include time zone conversion and a list of countries that do not use daylight saving time regimes.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 20, 2013

Tags: Time

International Monetary Fund: Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board

The Monetary Fund’s Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board (DSBB) was launched as an initiative to strengthen transparency and promote good governance practices by establishing standards and codes. It shows how the IMF has taken measures to improve statistical practices of countries by providing key economic and financial data and the practical steps followed by the different countries that have signed the Standard.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 20, 2013

Tags: Classification Standards

Interpower: Guide to Worldwide Power Outlet Patterns

This site provides a comprehensive guide to the specific power socket plugs used in each country throughout the world, with each type listed and cross-referenced to a picture of the plug. Voltage and frequency numbers are given for each country as well. Click on the pictures of the plugs for more information. Guide also available in PDF format.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 20, 2013

Tags: General Guides

ISO Standard Glossary

The ISO standard glossary presents a quick reference to international standards, or specifications that establish a common language, and contain a technical specification or other precise criteria and are designed to be used consistently. The site helps the user identify appropriate standards as well as provides official titles and descriptions. The standards are classified by number for ease of use.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 20, 2013

Tags: Classification Standards

LogLink: NAICS/SIC Codes Lookup and Conversion

A database of NAICS (North American Industry Classification System) and SIC (Standard Industrial Classification) codes that allows for conversion and searching numerically, categorically, or alphabetically.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 20, 2013

Tags: Classification Standards

OANDA.com: Forex Trading and Exchange Rates Services

OANDA provides currency trading information, business services and currency tools. There are a number of helpful converting tools including Currency Converter, Travel Exchange Rates, Currency Tables, and several others. Each tool allows the language, the currency, and the date to be selected. The website also features simple global money transfer tools as well as exchange rate subscriptions for reliable exchange rates.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 4, 2014

Tags: Currency

OnlineConversion

OnlineConversion provides more than 5,000 units and 50,000 conversions. It covers over 30 categories including Date/Time, Length/Distance, Temperature, Volume, Weight/Mass, Finances and Clothing sizes.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 20, 2013

Tags: General Guides

Time and Date

Time & Date features a World Clock with current times that can be sorted by City, Country, or Time. The website also has time zone maps, a meeting planner for those arranging meetings across different time zones, as well as local weather information.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 20, 2013

Tags: Time

Time Zone Converter

The Time Zone Converter provides a time converter and world time for countries of the world.  The converter is very easy to use, and has the option of converting either the current time or the date and time of an event, such as an important business meeting.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 20, 2013

Tags: Time

Time Zone Map

A resource from the U.S. Naval Observatory, the time zone map provides a geographic view of local times from around the world. The printable versions of the map are the easiest to read.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 20, 2013

Tags: Time

World Time Server

World Time Server provides current local times by country or major city, as well as a convenient meeting planner to compare the time in multiple locations. This resource also includes time zone maps and weather information that can be sorted by country or city as well.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: September 20, 2013

Tags: Time

XE: Currency and Foreign Exchange

Accessible in multiple languages, this comprehensive currency website provides various foreign currency exchange tools and services including a Currency Update Email Service, a Travel Expenses Calculator, Currency Charts, Historical Rate Tables, and a Universal Currency Converter that allows easy conversion of one currency rate to another.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 4, 2014

Tags: Currency

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