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Latest news, political risk analysis and expert insight:

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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Hong Kong SAR: IEDs and firebombs in Asia’s finance hub

Date first published: 15 October 2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: political violence; internal conflict On 13 October, during the

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Ones to Watch, 14 October 2019

Americas: Bolivia’s President Morales runs for controversial re-election on 20 October Sectors: all Key Risks: political stability; election-related violence In

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Ecuador: Fuel subsidies end, violent protests begin

Date first published: 10 October 2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: political violence; civil unrest; political instability Indigenous-led protests are

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