News and updates

  • Suriname: Desi desists?
    Date first published: 30/06/2020 Key sectors: all Key risks: political stability; policy continuity; sovereign default President Desire Delano ‘Desi...
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    01 July 2020
  • Ones to Watch, 29 June 2020
    Americas: Dominican Republic to head to the polls amid COVID-19 Sectors: all Key Risks: political stability; election-related unrest In the Dominican ...
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    29 June 2020
  • China – North Korea: Three nos: the mantra driving China’s North Korea Strategy
    Date first published: 23/06/2020 Key sectors: all Key risks: external conflict; regional stability On 16 June, North Korea demolished the Inter-Korean...
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    24 June 2020
  • Ones to Watch, 22 June 2020
    Americas: Chile facing tightened lockdown, Codelco suspends projects over COVID-19 Sectors: all Key Risks: business interruption; economic risks In Ch...
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    22 June 2020
  • DRC: Kamerhe corruption trial highlights President’s perennial power struggles
    Date first published: 16/06/2020 Key sectors: all Key risks: frustration of process; corruption; political instability On 20 June, a Kinshasa tribunal...
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    17 June 2020
  • Ones to Watch, 15 June 2020
    Americas: Controversial proposal to merge Mexico’s regulators postponed amid backlash Sectors: all Key Risks: regulatory changes; contract frustrati...
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    15 June 2020
  • European Union: A small step towards fiscal federalism
    Date first published: 09/06/2020 Key sectors: all Key risks: sovereign debt; economic recovery; fiscal federalism In 1790, Alexander Hamilton, the fir...
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    10 June 2020
  • Ones to Watch, 8 June
    Americas: Guyana completes 2 March general election vote recount, opposition set to win Sectors: oil and gas; mining Key Risks: political instability;...
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    08 June 2020
  • Burundi: What next after 20 May general elections?
    Date first published: 2/06/2020 Key sectors: all Key risks: internal conflict; external conflict; political violence; civil unrest; economic growth Bu...
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    03 June 2020
  • Ones to Watch, 1 June 2020
    Americas: Suriname faces heightened political instability after crucial election Sectors: oil and gas; mining Key Risks: political instability; policy...
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    01 June 2020
  • China – US: Post-pandemic relations: more, not less, tension
    Date first published: 28/05/2020 Key sectors: all Key risks: political instability; economic growth; investment; trade war The United States (US)-Chin...
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    28 May 2020
  • Ones to Watch, 26 May 2020
    Americas: Creditor talks set to continue after Argentina’s ninth sovereign default Sectors: all Key Risks: sovereign default In Argentina, creditor ...
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    26 May 2020