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Latest news, political risk analysis and expert insight:

Argentina: Primary concerns

Key sectors: all Key risks: policy continuity; political instability; currency volatility; non-payment The 11 August primary elections dramatically exacerbated Argentina’s economic and

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Ones to Watch, 19 August 2019

Americas: Argentina to face further financial turmoil as crisis intensifies Sectors: all Key Risks: economic risks; political instability; policy continuity

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Kyrgyzstan: An elite fallout in Bishkek

Key sectors: all Key risks: civil unrest; political violence; political stability It took two dramatic raids in order to detain

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AKE Special Report – Hong Kong Security Brief

AKE’s Special Report examines the security environment in Hong Kong SAR after several weeks of violent protests triggered by a

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Ones to Watch, 12 August 2019

Americas: Southern Copper’s Tia Maria project licence suspended due to protests in Peru Sectors: oil & gas Key Risks: business disruption;

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Russia: Moscow’s summer of rage

Key sectors: all Key risks: civil unrest; political violence; political stability As Moscow’s summer of 2018 is remembered for the

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AKE’s sub-Saharan Africa Analyst David Bruckmeier quoted in Al Arabiya

AKE’s sub-Saharan Africa Analyst David Bruckmeier is quoted by Al Arabiya on the recently banned Islamic Movement of Nigeria and

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Ones to Watch, 5 August 2019

Americas: President Macri expected to come second in Argentina’s 11 August primary elections Sectors: all Key Risks: policy continuity; political

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Hong Kong SAR: Triad gangs at work

Date first published: 30/7/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: political violence; civil unrest; organised crime The ongoing demonstrations in Hong Kong began

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AKE’s Head of Political Risk Maximilian Hess on Channel 4 News

AKE’s Head of Political Risk and Principal Analyst for Europe & Eurasia spoke with Channel 4 News’ Jon Snow about

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Ones to Watch, 29 July 2019

Americas: Bilateral US-Venezuela tensions to remain high despite Chevron’s license renewal Sectors: oil and gas Key Risks: business risks; expropriation; sanctions In Venezuela, the

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Ones to Watch, 22 July 2019

Americas: Puerto Rico to face further protests, heightened political instability risks Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; protests; political stability In Puerto Rico, Governor Ricardo Rossello

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