Risk Insights

  • Maldives: An end to political infighting?
    Date first published: 4/10/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: civil unrest; political instability On 24 September President Abdulla Yameen formally conc...
    10 October 2018
  • Russia – Ukraine: The battle of the Churches
    Date first published: 27/09/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: civil unrest, property disputes The Russian Orthodox Church recently announced that it wi...
    03 October 2018
  • Colombia: ELN peace talks at high risk of collapse
    Date first published: 18/09/2018 Key sectors: oil and gas; electricity; security forces Key risks: insurgency; terrorism; targeted violence; kidnappin...
    26 September 2018
  • China – Sub-Saharan Africa: ChinAfrica at a crossroads
    Date first published: 11/09/2018 Key sectors: infrastructure Key risks: CF; political interference If China’s promise to make an additional US$60bl...
    19 September 2018
  • Egypt: SinaISitis
    Date first published: 06/09/2018 Key sectors: oil & gas; energy infrastructure; tourism Key risks: terrorism; security; business disruption The S...
    12 September 2018
  • Russia: The spectre of Chechnya returns
    Date first published: 28/08/2018 Key risks: civil war; terrorism Key sectors: all Local dictator Ramzan Kadyrov rules Checchnya with an iron fist and...
    05 September 2018
  • Turkey: The lira crisis continues
    Date first published: 21/08/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: banking crisis; corporate defaults; lira depreciation; inflation The Turkish lira is d...
    29 August 2018
  • Diplomatic Row: Human Rights, Human Wrongs
    Date first published: 14/08/2018 Key sectors: oil & gas, defence, agriculture Key risks: policy uncertainty; political stability; foreign polic...
    22 August 2018
  • Zimbabwe: Democracy postponed
    Date first published: 07/08/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: political stability; policy certainty; political violence When Emmerson Mnangagwa was ...
    15 August 2018
  • India: The state of the telecommunications industry
    Date first published: 31/07/2018 Key risks: increased competition; losses; default Key sectors: telecommunication The Indian telecommunication sect...
    08 August 2018
  • Northern Ireland: Fiddles amid flares
    Date first published: 24/07/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: civil unrest; political instability On 14 July the West Belfast homes of former Sinn Fe...
    01 August 2018
  • East Africa: A looming debt crisis?
    Date first published: 19/07/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: debt distress; frustration of process East Africa is projected to be the fastest growi...
    25 July 2018