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Latest news, political risk analysis and expert insight:

Ones to Watch, 15 July 2019

Americas: Mexico’s Trans-Isthmus trade corridor to face increasing local opposition   Sectors: trade; transport Key Risks: civil unrest; local opposition; business

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Ones to Watch, 8 July 2019

Americas: Indigenous protests against oil-related activities intensify in northern Peru Sectors: oil and gas Key Risks: civil unrest; business disruption

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China: The Baoshang Backlash

Key sectors: finance Key risks: liquidity risks; credit risks On 24 May the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) announced that

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Political Risk Outlook Q2 2019 – Ones to Watch

AKE's Political Risk Outlook Special Report contains a selection of five countries from around the world where the political landscape

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Ones to Watch, 1 July 2019

Americas: Strikes, unrest against President Morales re-election bid to intensify across Bolivia  Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; business disruption

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Turkey: Is a win for Istanbul a win for Turkey?

Date first published: 25/6/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: political stability; business risk; contract frustration On 23 June Republican People’s Party

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Ones to Watch, 24 June

Americas: Violent anti-government protests reignite in Haiti   Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; political instability; business disruption In Haiti,

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Kenya-Somalia: Toward a precipice

Date first published: 18/6/2019 Key sectors: oil and gas Key risks: territorial dispute; external conflict; terrorism A long-standing dispute over the

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Ones to Watch, 17 June 2019

Americas: Government to support mining sector as local referendums loom in Ecuador Sectors: mining; extractive industries Key Risks: FoP; local referendums;

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Tunisia: Chahed’s Challenges

Date first published: 11/6/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: political stability The new kid on Tunisia’s fractious political block has elected

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Ones to Watch, 10 June 2019

Americas: Brazilian Supreme Court approves Petrobras divestments; LyondellBasell ends Braskem talks Sectors: oil and gas; petrochemicals Key Risks: business risks;

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Ones to Watch, 3 June 2019

Americas: Violent anti-government protests expected to continue in Honduras Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; looting; business disruption; political stability

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