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Latest news, political risk analysis and expert insight:

Hong Kong: The siege of PolyU
Key sectors: all Key risks: political violence; internal conflict On 26 November a 50-strong group made up of security guards,
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Ones to Watch, 25 November 2019
Americas: Uruguay’s centre-right Lacalle Pou likely winner of presidential runoff Sectors: all Key Risks: political stability; governability In Uruguay, preliminary results of the 24 November
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Bolivia: Legitimacy crisis
Key sectors: all Key risks: policy continuity; political stability; governability; civil unrest Bolivia’s government is facing an unprecedented legitimacy crisis.
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Ones to Watch, 18 November 2019
Americas: Protest-related disruption expected ahead of Colombia’s 21 November national strike Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; business disruption; political
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Saudi Arabia: Will the behemoth Aramco float or flounder?
Key sectors: oil & gas Key risks: business disruption; contract frustration; policy uncertainty On 1 May 2015 Saudi’s oil behemoth
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Ones to Watch, 11 November 2019
Americas: President Evo Morales steps down; instability risks mount in Bolivia Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; policy continuity; civil unrest; political violence
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Indonesia: Flip-flopping its way to EV supremacy
Key sectors: mining; metals Key risks: policy uncertainty; business risks On 28 October the government ordered a temporary immediate ban
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Ones to Watch, 4 November 2019
Americas: Brazil’s government expects to raise up to US$26bln from upcoming ToR oil auction Sectors: oil & gas Key Risks:
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Chile: Surprising violence
Key sectors: all Key risks: looting; arson attacks; violent clashes; civil unrest; policy continuity Chile’s latest wave of civil unrest
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Ones to Watch, 28 October 2019
Americas: Peronist Alberto Fernandez wins Argentina’s presidency; political risks rise Sectors: all Key Risks: policy continuity; capital controls; non-payment; policy
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United Kingdom: Over to EU
Key Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; elections; trade disruptions On 22 October, parliament voted to support Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit
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Ones to Watch, 21 October 2019
Americas: Violent unrest and associated disruption expected to continue in Chile Sectors: all Key Risks: violent unrest; vandalism; looting; business
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