AKE Ones to Watch: 27 January 2017

  Americas: Trump to move ahead with renegotiation or withdrawal from NAFTA Sectors: all Key Risks: increased protectionism; economic uncertainty; reduced FDI    US President Donald Trump is expected to meet with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto to begin renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) over the…

Ones to Watch: 16 January 2016

  Americas: Nicaragua’s President Ortega sworn in for third consecutive term Sectors:  all Key Risks: policy continuity; economic hardship In Nicaragua, former Sandinista guerrilla leader Daniel Ortega took office on 10 January for a third consecutive five-year presidential term with his wife, Rosario Murillo, as vice-president. The Ortega-Murillo ticket won 72.5 per cent of the…