News and updates

  • Sri Lanka: Sectarian violence, political crisis and terrorism
    Key sectors: all Key risks: terrorism On 21 April a series of six near-simultaneous bomb attacks were carried out in Sri Lanka, killing at least 359 a...
    01 May 2019
  • Ones to Watch, 29 April 2019
    Americas: Panama’s upcoming general elections unlikely to significantly alter main policies Sectors: all Key Risks: political stability; corruption;...
    29 April 2019
  • Ukraine: Landslide of uncertainty
    Date first published: 23/4/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: civil war; terrorism; project disruption Volodymyr Zelensky’s landslide victory, with 7...
    25 April 2019
  • Ones to Watch, 23 April 2019
    Americas: Measures to control inflation and reduce budget deficit continue in Argentina Sectors: all Key Risks: political stability; economic and busi...
    23 April 2019
  • 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...
    17 April 2019
  • 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...
    16 April 2019
  • 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; busin...
    15 April 2019
  • Ecuador: Weathering fragmentation and austerity costs
    Date first published: 4/4/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: non-payment; governability; civil unrest The government of President Lenin Moreno is set t...
    10 April 2019
  • 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 fundamental...
    09 April 2019
  • Ones to Watch, 8 April 2019
    Americas: Agreement to end two-month blockade at Peru’s Las Bambas copper mine reached Sectors: extractive industries Key Risks: force majeure; civi...
    08 April 2019
  • Tonga: A litmus test for democracy
    Date first published: 2/4/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: political stability Recent developments in Tonga have thrown the political landscape into ...
    03 April 2019
  • Ones to Watch, 1 April 2019
    Americas: Venezuela to face heightened tensions, risk of escalation      Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; military intervention; san...
    01 April 2019