News and updates

  • Ones to Watch, 17 June 2019
    Americas: Government to support mining sector as local referendums loom in Ecuador Sectors: mining; extractive industries Key Risks: FoP; local refer...
    17 June 2019
  • Tunisia: Chahed’s Challenges
    Date first published: 11/6/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: political stability The new kid on Tunisia’s fractious political block has elected an u...
    13 June 2019
  • Ones to Watch, 10 June 2019
    Americas: Brazilian Supreme Court approves Petrobras divestments; LyondellBasell ends Braskem talks Sectors: oil and gas; petrochemicals Key Risks: bu...
    10 June 2019
  • Ones to Watch, 3 June 2019
    Americas: Violent anti-government protests expected to continue in Honduras Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; looting; business disruption; politi...
    03 June 2019
  • Indonesia: Election results spark violent riots in central Jakarta
    Date first published: 28/5/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: civil unrest; terrorism; political stability On 21 May the General Election Commission (K...
    30 May 2019
  • Ones to Watch, 28 May 2019
    Americas: Mexico’s government moves on AHMSA, Pemex amid crackdown on corruption Sectors: all Key Risks: economic and business risks; corruption; co...
    28 May 2019
  • South Africa: Ramaphosa passes crucial test, but many more yet to come
    Date first published: 16/5/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: policy predictability; payment risks; CEND; political stability The centre was weakened, b...
    22 May 2019
  • Ones to Watch, 20 May 2019
    Americas: Cristina Kirchner shocks Argentina’s electoral landscape with vice-presidential bid Sectors: all Key Risks: policy continuity; electoral u...
    20 May 2019
  • Burkina Faso: The next Mali?
    Date first published: 14/5/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: terrorism Violence has spiralled out of control in Burkina Faso in recent months. Around ...
    15 May 2019
  • Ones to Watch, 13 May 2019
    Americas: Pemex to build Mexico’s Dos Bocas refinery, private sector’s role remains uncertain Sectors: oil & gas Key Risks: economic and busin...
    13 May 2019
  • Venezuela: The Gordian knot
    Date first published: 9/5/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: insurrection; political instability; arbitrary arrests; civil unrest; military intervention...
    09 May 2019
  • Ones to Watch, 7 May 2019
    Americas: First lawsuits hit Cuba after US Helms Burton Act Title III took effect on 2 May Sectors: all Key Risks: business disruption; lawsuits; conf...
    07 May 2019