17 Oct 2017
Burkina Faso: Unfolding democracy challenged by rising insecurity
Burkina Faso is a small and fragile economy with a generally stable outlook. Growth projections became more favourable since political stability was ...
12 Oct 2017
Côte d'Ivoire: West Africa’s shaky success story
Côte d’Ivoire has made significant headway since the end of the civil conflict in 2011. Nevertheless, post-war reconciliation is moving too slow ...
13 Oct 2017
Royal Economic Mission to Côte d’Ivoire and Burkina Faso: credit-insurance company Credendo sees two contrasting markets there which are nevertheless promising for Belgian export companies
An economic mission headed by Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid will be held in Côte d’Ivoire from 22 to 25 October 2017 inclusive, followed by a ...
Myanmar: Rohingya crisis might harm domestic stability and government outlook
A severe humanitarian crisis encountered by the Rohingya (mostly Muslim) minority has fast erupted in Myanmar. It began at the end of August ...
Hurricanes Irma and Maria’s devastating trip around the Caribbean islands
This month, Hurricanes Irma and Maria pummelled the Caribbean. Irma and Maria were both branded in category 5, the strongest category on the ...
Antigua and Barbuda
Virgin Islands (American)
Virgin Islands (British)
Turks and Caicos Islands
Iraq: Neighbouring countries increase pressure on Kurdish region after referendum
On 25 September a non-binding referendum for independence was held by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in the Kurdish-controlled areas ...
Short-term political risk, October 2017
In the framework of its regular review of short-term (ST) political risk classifications, Credendo has upgraded eight countries (Belarus, Gambia, ...
Togo: Large protests call for the end of ‘Gnassingbé dynasty’
In the capital Lomé, a coalition of opposition parties and civil society groups gathered tens of thousands of people demanding pro-democracy ...
Egypt: Economic outlook improved, but still significant steps to take
The recently published IMF report shows that Egypt is performing well under the Extended Fund Facility programme that was accepted in November ...
Uruguay: VP president resigns amid ongoing economic and fiscal challenges
For the first time a Uruguayan vice-president has resigned from the post. Raúl Sendic stepped down amid mounting public pressure over ...