Risk Insights

  • Kenya: The show must go on
    Date first published: 12/10/2017 Key sectors: all Key risks: civil unrest; democratic backsliding; weakened economic growth Kenya’s electoral and...
    18 October 2017
  • Worldwide: The Liquefied Natural Gas revolution
    Date first published: 05/10/2017 Key sectors: natural gas; oil; renewables Key risks: n/a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) may be transforming internation...
    11 October 2017
  • North Korea: Kim’s a rocket man, but his circuits aren’t fried
    Date first published: 21/09/2017 Key sectors:all Key risks:external conflict ‘If forced to defend ourselves and our allies, we will have no choice ...
    27 September 2017
  • Uganda – Tanzania: Political violence risks to oil infrastructure
    Date first published: 14/09/2017 Key sectors: infrastructure; extractives industries Key risks: land disputes; civil unrest; terrorism On 4 August ...
    20 September 2017
  • Morocco: Risks in the Rif
    Date first published: 07/09/2017 Key sectors: manufacturing; small businesses; textiles Key risks: civil unrest; political violence; strikes On 28 ...
    13 September 2017
  • Angola: Elections cast uncertainty over dos Santos empire
    Date: 29/08/2017 Key sectors:oil Key risks:corruption; flatlining economic growth; failure to diversify; non-payment; policy continuity With 98 per c...
    06 September 2017
  • Argentina: Macri’s first electoral test
    Date first published: 22/08/2017 Key sectors:all Key risks:policy continuity; political stability President Mauricio Macri’s government appears set...
    30 August 2017
  • Georgia: Security concerns nine years on from war
    Date first published: 15/08/2017 Key sectors: all Key risks: political violence; civil unrest; war In August 2008, Russia and Georgia fought a brie...
    23 August 2017
  • Venezuela: And so it begins
    Date first published: 08/08/2017 Key sectors:all Key risks:violent unrest; looting; deadly clashes; internal conflict Few remain reluctant to acknowl...
    16 August 2017
  • Pakistan: A dramatic change that changes little
    Date first published: 01/08/2017 Key sectors:all Key risks:political instability, economic risks, security risks After years of battling the influenc...
    09 August 2017
  • Japan: Security in the South China Sea
    Date first published: 25/07/2017 Key sectors: maritime; oil; gas Key risks: war Between 10-17 July the navies of the United States (US), India and ...
    03 August 2017
  • Mexico: The rising fuel theft problem
    Date first published: 18/07/2017 Key sectors: oil and gas Key risks: revenue loses; diminished investor confidence; damage to infrastructure Fuel t...
    27 July 2017