AKE Risk Insights

Political risk analysis, security intelligence, security updates, country risk analysis, country risk index

Political risk analysis and global security intelligence blog.

Explore the insights of AKE's team of political risk consultants, security analysts and intelligence specialists:
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Ones to Watch, 15 July 2019

Americas: Mexico’s Trans-Isthmus trade corridor to face increasing local opposition   Sectors: trade; transport Key Risks: civil unrest; local opposition; business

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Ones to Watch, 8 July 2019

Americas: Indigenous protests against oil-related activities intensify in northern Peru Sectors: oil and gas Key Risks: civil unrest; business disruption

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China: The Baoshang Backlash

Key sectors: finance Key risks: liquidity risks; credit risks On 24 May the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) announced that

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Political Risk Outlook Q2 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

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Ones to Watch, 1 July 2019

Americas: Strikes, unrest against President Morales re-election bid to intensify across Bolivia  Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; business disruption

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Turkey: Is a win for Istanbul a win for Turkey?

Date first published: 25/6/2019 Key sectors: all Key risks: political stability; business risk; contract frustration On 23 June Republican People’s Party

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Ones to Watch, 24 June

Americas: Violent anti-government protests reignite in Haiti   Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; political instability; business disruption In Haiti,

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Kenya-Somalia: Toward a precipice

Date first published: 18/6/2019 Key sectors: oil and gas Key risks: territorial dispute; external conflict; terrorism A long-standing dispute over the

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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 referendums;

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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

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Ones to Watch, 10 June 2019

Americas: Brazilian Supreme Court approves Petrobras divestments; LyondellBasell ends Braskem talks Sectors: oil and gas; petrochemicals Key Risks: business risks;

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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; political stability

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AKE Special Reports

In-depth, downloadable security and political risk insights from our team of analysts.
Political Risk Outlook Q2 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

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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

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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

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Managing Your Security Risks

Does your company expect its employees to work in challenging or hostile environments? If so, are you responsible for that

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Political Risk Outlook Q4 2018 – Ones to Watch

AKE's Political Risk Outlook Special Report contains a selection of five countries from around the world where the political landscape

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AKE Special Report – The Jamal Khashoggi Affair and US-Saudi Relations

The Jamal Khashoggi Affair and US-Saudi Relations Key sectors: oil & gas; defence Key risks: sanctions; non-granting of export licences; oil prices The

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Political Risk Outlook Q3 2018 – Ones to Watch

AKE's Political Risk Outlook Special Report contains a selection of five countries from around the world where the political landscape

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AKE Special Report – The Sino-US Trade War

The Sino-US Trade War The trade war between the United States (US) and China has been on the horizon for

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AKE Special Report – Bangladesh August 2018 Protests

Over the last week, Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka was brought to a standstill by major protests. The protests escalated on 4

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Political Risk Outlook H2 2018 – Ones to Watch

AKE's Political Risk Outlook Special Report contains a selection of five countries from around the world where the political landscape

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