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  • Ones to Watch, 2 March 2020
    Americas: Mexico’s Pemex posts US$18.3bln loss in 2019, financial challenges to persist Sectors: all; oil & gas Key Risks: non-payment; recess...
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    02 March 2020
  • AKE’s Head of Political Risk Quoted in Financial Times on Russia-Venezuela sanctions
    AKE’s Head of Political Risk Quoted in Financial Times on Russia-Venezuela sanctions
    Maximilian Hess, AKE’s Head of Political Risk, was quoted in the Financial Times’ writeup of new sanctions introduced by the US Treasury&#...
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    25 February 2020
  • Ones to Watch, 24 February 2020
    Americas: Guyana to hold long-delayed snap general elections on 2 March Sectors: all; oil & gas Key Risks: political stability; contract frustrati...
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    24 February 2020
  • Ones to Watch, 17 February 2020
    Americas: Electoral tensions to rise in the Dominican Republic as municipal vote suspended Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; civil unrest...
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    18 February 2020
  • Ones to Watch, 10 February 2020
    Americas: Tensions spike in El Salvador over President Bukele’s plan to tackle crime Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; constitutional crisis In...
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    10 February 2020
  • Ones to Watch, 3 February 2020
    Americas: First votes in US Democratic nomination contest set to begin in Iowa state Sectors: all Key Risks: policy continuity In the US, Democratic P...
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    03 February 2020
  • United States: Boeing’s jumbo problem
    Key sectors: aviation Key risks: debt; losses The Boeing Company, one of the world’s two largest airplane manufacturers, faces serious problems. In ...
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    31 January 2020
  • Ones to Watch, 27 January 2020
    Americas: Argentina to speed up debt restructuring talks Sectors: all Key Risks: sovereign default; policy continuity In Argentina, the Economy Minist...
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    27 January 2020
  • Russia: Much ado about Moscow
    Key sectors: all Key risks: political stability; civil unrest; economic Since 15 January Russia has experienced a tumultuous series of political event...
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    24 January 2020
  • Ones to Watch, 20 January 2020
    Americas: Peru’s 26 January legislative elections aimed at ending months of political turmoil Sectors: all Key Risks: political stability; policy co...
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    20 January 2020
  • Venezuela: The Guaido-Maduro showdown intensifies
    Key sectors: all Key risks: political instability; sanctions; governability; civil unrest On 5 January Nicolas Maduro’s regime moved to seize contro...
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    17 January 2020
  • Ones to Watch, 13 January 2020
    Americas: Brazil’s Vale secures US$3bln syndicated loan despite looming criminal charges Sectors: mining Key Risks: business risks; criminal charges...
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    13 January 2020