AKE Risk Insights

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

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Gabon: A botched coup

Date first published: 16/1/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: political instability; political violence; civil unrest In the early morning of 7

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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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Ones to Watch, 14 January 2019

Americas: Disruptive shortages amid crackdown on fuel theft to continue across Mexico Sectors: all Key Risks: fuel shortages; disruptive unrest;

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Israel: Bye-Bye Bibi

Date first published: 7/1/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: political stability; security With just over three months until Israel’s early elections on

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Ones to Watch, 7 January 2019

Americas: Venezuela’s Maduro to take office for second term amid growing tensions Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; civil unrest;

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Democratic Republic of Congo: Trouble ahead

Date first published: 3/1/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: political instability; political violence; civil unrest; internal conflict On 30 December over

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Ones to Watch, 31 December 2018

Americas: Bolsonaro to be inaugurated on 1 January 2019 Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; civil unrest; business disruption Brazil’s far-right president-elect Jair

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Ones to Watch, 24 December 2018

Americas: US besotted with political turmoil driven by Trump, Chile protests likey Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; civil unrest; business disruption Following

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Ethiopia: Ahmed’s security paradox

Date first published: 13/12/2018 Key sectors: all Key risks: internal conflict; political instability Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s ambitious reform agenda was

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Ones to Watch, 17 December 2018

Americas: Government crackdown on dissent continues to intensify in Nicaragua Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; civil unrest; business disruption

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France: The King in Yellow

Date first published: 11/12/2018 Key sectors: retail; transport; pensions Key risks: civil unrest; vandalism; political instability President Emmanuel Macron caved to

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Ones to Watch, 10 December 2018

Americas: Voters in Peru support anti-corruption reforms in referendum Sectors: all Key Risks: political instability; civil unrest Exit polls from

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AKE Special Reports

In-depth, downloadable security and political risk insights from our team of analysts.
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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Political Risk Outlook Q2 2018 – Ones to Watch

The political landscape in several countries has been upended over the past year and the months ahead are set to

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AKE Special Report: China’s 19th National Congress and the Economy

The 19th National Party Congress and China’s EconomyWhile the Communist Party’s quinquennial National Congress is the biggest event in the

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AKE Special Report: Public – Private Partnerships in Latin America

Date published: 20/09/2017 Analysis of the environment for PPP projects in Chile, Colombia, Brazil and Argentina Public – Private Partnerships (PPPs)

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AKE Special Report: Threats to Business Travellers

Business travel security is becoming increasingly unpredictable. Whether you are travelling overseas for business or pleasure, there will be factors

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