AKE Risk Insights

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

Political risk analysis and global security intelligence blog.

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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; kidnapping Formal

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Ones to Watch, 24 September 2018

Americas: Labour unions launch 36-hour strike against Argentina’s government Sectors: all Key Risks: strikes; civil unrest; governability; policy continuity In

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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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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$60bln in

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Ones to Watch, 17 September 2018

Americas: Showdown between Peru’s executive and legislative powers to intensify Sectors: all Key Risks: governability; policy continuity; political instability In

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Egypt: SinaISitis

Date first published: 06/09/2018 Key sectors: oil & gas; energy infrastructure; tourism Key risks: terrorism; security; business disruption The Sinai Peninsula,

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Ones to Watch: 10 September 2018

Americas: Brazil’s election campaign to continue to heat up Sectors: all Key Risks: policy continuity; political instability; civil unrest In

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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

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Ones to Watch: 3 September 2018

Americas: Unprecedented peso rout triggers stricter fiscal deficit targets to contain crisis Sectors: all Key Risks: policy continuity; civil unrest;

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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 down almost 40

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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 policy On 6 August Saudi

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Ones to Watch, 20 August 2018

Americas: Lula’s presidential candidacy formally submitted; likely to stoke further controversy Sectors: all Key Risks: policy continuity; political instability; civil

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