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Latest news, political risk analysis and expert insight:

Ones to Watch, 22 October 2018

Americas: Far-right Jair Bolsonaro likely to win Brazil’s polarised presidential runoff Sectors: all Key Risks: political stability; civil unrest; policy

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Brazil: Expected polarisation

Date first published: 9/10/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: policy uncertainty; electoral unpredictability; governability Polarisation has been one of the

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Political Risk Outlook Q3 2018 – 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, 15 October 2018

Americas: Court rulings affecting mining projects in Chile Sectors: mining Key Risks: frustration of process; contract scrutiny   In Chile, court

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Maldives: An end to political infighting?

Date first published: 4/10/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: civil unrest; political instability On 24 September President Abdulla Yameen formally

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Ones to Watch, 8 October 2018

Americas: Costa Rica’s controversial tax reform moves forward; strike to continue Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; strikes; policy changes

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Russia – Ukraine: The battle of the Churches

Date first published: 27/09/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: civil unrest, property disputes The Russian Orthodox Church recently announced that

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Ones to Watch, 1 October 2018

Americas: General elections in Brazil to lead to polarised presidential runoff Sectors: all Key Risks: policy uncertainty; political instability; civil

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Colombia: ELN peace talks at high risk of collapse

Date first published: 18/09/2018 Key sectors: oil and gas; electricity; security forces Key risks: insurgency; terrorism; targeted violence; kidnapping Formal

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Ones to Watch, 24 September 2018

Americas: Labour unions launch 36-hour strike against Argentina’s government Sectors: all Key Risks: strikes; civil unrest; governability; policy continuity In

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AKE Special Report – The Sino-US Trade War

The Sino-US Trade War The trade war between the United States (US) and China has been on the horizon for

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China – Sub-Saharan Africa: ChinAfrica at a crossroads

Date first published: 11/09/2018 Key sectors: infrastructure Key risks: CF; political interference If China’s promise to make an additional US$60bln in

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