Libya: The final piece of Haftar’s puzzle

Date first published: 16/4/2019 Key sectors: oil & gas; all Key risks: political stability; security; confiscation and expropriation; war on land 14 April came and went without Libya’s National Conference. The two-day conference dedicated to reconciliation was to be held in Ghadamis, a town on the nexus of the Tunisian, Libyan and Algerian borders, but...

AKE Special Report – Nigeria After the Elections

AKE’s Special Report discusses the state of Nigeria’s economy, assesses the prospects and potential impact of oil-sector reform and identifies the major security challenges confronting President Buhari in his second term. It argues that, while new investment opportunities might arise in several sectors, the glacial pace of structural reforms and persistent security risks will...

Ones to Watch, 15 April 2019

Americas: Brazil’s Petrobras cancels diesel price hike amid ongoing divestment efforts Sectors: gas and oil Key Risks: political interference; business disruption In Brazil, state-owned oil company Petrobras cancelled a planned 5.7 per cent diesel price hike, causing its shares to fall by 8 per cent as uncertainty increased amongst investors over political interference in...

Political Risk Outlook Q1 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 was fundamentally altered in Q1, and provides forecasts for Q2 2019. AKE's political risk outlook map draws on our rigorous risk ratings for the main economic, regulatory and political hurdles facing countries across the...