29 Apr 2021
South and South-East Asia: Covid-19 strikes back and could mitigate this year’s economic performances
In South Asia and South-East Asia, many countries are being hit by their most intense Covid-19 waves since the pandemic outbreak. India is the ...
21 Apr 2021
Russia: Tightening of US sanctions
On 15 April, the US tightened its sanctions on Russia. The following activities by a US financial institution are prohibited as of 14 June ...
20 Apr 2021
Ecuador: Newly elected right-wing president Lasso is facing a challenging presidential term
Right-winger Guillermo Lasso surprisingly won Ecuador’s April presidential run-off. He ran against Arauz, a left-wing populist protégé of ...
16 Apr 2021
Global supply chains: Under pressure amid a lack of container ships
Global trade at a record high…
14 Apr 2021
Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and Germany: Sectorial impact of Covid-19 in 2020
The entire world has been turned upside down by the global Covid-19 pandemic, a crisis that is unique given that it did not start with a ...
09 Apr 2021
Mozambique: Enormous investment expectations are weighed down by escalating violent conflict
On 24 March, Islamist militants launched an attack on Palma city in Cabo Delgado, home to huge natural gas developments. Thousands fled the ...
01 Apr 2021
Short-term political risk: Azerbaijan, Eswatini and Mauritania upgraded; Anguilla and Sri Lanka downgraded
In the framework of its regular review of short-term (ST) political risk classifications, Credendo has upgraded 3 countries (Azerbaijan, Eswatini and ...
St.Kitts and Nevis
25 Mar 2021
Middle East: Shifting US policy in the Middle East
Three months after taking office, the Biden administration is still outlining its Middle East strategy. In reviewing the USA’s role in ...
UAE - United Arab Emirates
24 Mar 2021
Turkey: A likely return to more unconventional monetary policy following central bank governor dismissal
President Erdogan sacked the well-respected governor of the central bank on 20 March, only two days after the central bank decided to increase ...
18 Mar 2021
Haiti: Violent protests are likely to continue in the coming year as the president is unwilling to leave his post
For weeks, anti-president protests have been calling for current President Jovenel Moïse to resign. The president is ruling by decree and ...
Mexico: Ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and government policies are hurting private businesses
Mexico experienced a severe economic contraction of 8.5% in 2020, while a weak recovery can be expected this year.
11 Mar 2021
India: Public spending support and a bad bank could further boost a strong recovery this year
Last month, India’s Finance Minister Sitharaman unveiled major measures as part of the budget for the new fiscal year (FY) 2021/22. One is to ...