News and updates

  • Ones to Watch, 22 January 2018
    Americas: Court to decide on Lula da Silva’s appeal against conviction Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; political instability; corruption fallo...
    22 January 2018
  • 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 Chinese...
    19 January 2018
  • Presidential election highlights the potential future risks
    Date first published: 09/01/2018 Key sectors:all Key risks:civil unrest; political instability The nationwide protests, which began on 28 December in...
    17 January 2018
  • Poor prospects for prolonged partnership
    Date first published: 04/01/2018 Key sectors: oil Key risks: price stability Riyadh’s and Moscow’s oil alliance is over a year old and is sched...
    10 January 2018
  • Ones to Watch, 8 January 2018
    Americas: Government and ELN to discuss bilateral ceasefire extension Sectors: all Key Risks: terrorism; insurgency In Colombia, the government and th...
    08 January 2018
  • Argentina: A few but noisy political violence concerns
    Date first published: 28/12/2017 Key sectors: all Key risks: civil unrest; commercial damage; land occupations; terrorism Political violence in 201...
    03 January 2018
  • Angola: A family empire, dismantled?
    Date first published: 12/12/2017 Key sectors: oil and gas Key risks: political instability; frustration of process; poor financial performance Jus...
    20 December 2017
  • Ones to Watch, 18 December
    Americas: Peru’s President Kuczynski to face impeachment vote Sectors: all Key Risks: policy continuity; political stability; governability In Peru,...
    18 December 2017
  • Ukraine: The ramifications of November’s Luhansk ‘coup’
    Date first published: 05/12/2017 Key risks: internal conflict; political violence; political instability Key sectors: energy; mining; transportatio...
    13 December 2017
  • Ones to Watch, 11 December 2017
    Americas: Protests to continue in Honduras a Orlando tries to hold on to power Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; political instability Furth...
    12 December 2017
  • Zimbabwe: The fall of Mugabe
    Date first published: 28/11/2017 Key sectors: agriculture; finance; trade Key risks: coup; political stability The peculiar ‘non-coup’ of 15 N...
    06 December 2017
  • Ones to Watch, 4 December 2017
    Americas: Election recount underway in Honduras Sectors: all Key Risks: civil unrest; political instability Honduras’ electoral commission is undert...
    04 December 2017