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Latest news, political risk analysis and expert insight:

Maldives: Sinking literally and politically

Date first published: 13/02/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: political instability; debt repayments; geopolitical rivalry The Maldives’ President Abdulla Yameen has sought to

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Ones to Watch, 19 February 2018

Americas: Brazil’s Congress to discuss government-backed pension reform Sectors: all Key Risks: policy uncertainty; delays to fiscal reform agenda In

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Ones to Watch, 12 February 2018

Americas: Uncertainty over the future of ELN peace talks to persist Sectors: all Key Risks: terrorism; insurgency In Colombia, uncertainty

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Diamonds aren’t forever

Date: 30/01/2018 Key sectors: mining Key risks: diamond dependence One of the world’s poorest countries at independence in 1966, Botswana swiftly became one

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Ones to Watch, 5 February 2018

  Americas: US considering sanctioning Venezuelan oil to increase pressure on Maduro Sectors: all, particularly oil and gas Key Risks:

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AKE Analyst on CNBC: ‘Oligarch list’ a sigh of relief for many in Russia

Max Hess, senior political risk analyst at AKE International, discusses a list of Russia’s wealthiest released by the U.S. Treasury. Max

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Iran – Iraq: Oil deal in Kirkuk likely to undermine Turkey

Date first published: 23/01/2018 Key sectors: energy Key risks: political stability; regional competition On 9 December, Iraqi Oil Minister Jabal al-Luaibi confirmed an

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Ones to Watch, 29 January 2018

Americas: Ecuador to held referendum on constitutional reform Sectors: all Key Risks: policy continuity; political stability; regulatory changes In Ecuador,

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China – US: Investment in the US hits a wall

Date first published: 16/01/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: M&A refusal On 3 January Chinese fintech company Ant Financial’s US$1.2bln move to acquire

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Ones to Watch, 22 January 2018

Americas: Court to decide on Lula da Silva’s appeal against conviction Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; political instability; corruption

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AKE Special Report: China’s 19th National Congress and the Economy

The 19th National Party Congress and China’s Economy While the Communist Party’s quinquennial National Congress is the biggest event in

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Presidential election highlights the potential future risks

Date first published: 09/01/2018 Key sectors:all Key risks:civil unrest; political instability The nationwide protests, which began on 28 December in the

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