Sri Lanka: The Rajapaksa family’s return to power: will the past repeat itself?
On 16 November, Gotabaya Rajapaska (SLPP party), former Defence Secretary and brother of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa (2005–2015), ...
The Caribbean and Pacific islands: Climate change leading to rapidly increasing risks in the most vulnerable countries
The Caribbean and Pacific islands: major victims of climate change
Antigua and Barbuda
Virgin Islands (American)
St.Kitts and Nevis
St.Vincent and the Grenadines
Turks and Caicos Islands
12 Nov 2019
China: Economy suffers from trade war, cooling global demand and higher uncertainty
China has been going through turbulent and uncertain times since 2018, particularly when trade tensions led the US to raise import tariffs on a first range of Chinese imports.
Bolivia: Re-election of President Morales fuels unrest while economic challenges loom
Incumbent President Evo Morales – first elected in 2005 – has been declared the winner of the presidential elections that took place at the ...
Russia: Stability has been maintained thanks to a strong macroeconomic policy framework, but growth prospects remain weak
A strong macroeconomic framework
OECD premium categories: Argentina and Panama downgraded
In accordance with the country risk classifications of the OECD Arrangement, Credendo has downgraded Argentina’s and Panama’s premium category ...
Tunisia: The new President will need to guide the country through difficult times
On 13 October Kais Saied was elected President. The law professor defeated media mogul Nabil Karoui decisively, obtaining 72.71% of the votes ...
Zambia: Moving towards another debt crisis
A crisis emerged in 2015 and incited gradual downgrades of Credendo’s political risk classifications
Zimbabwe: Zimbabweans are once again being confronted with an economic catastrophe
Zimbabwe is facing its worst economic crisis since the troubled 2008-09 period, when money printing sparked hyperinflation. Ever since the 2017 ...
European Union: Enhanced US-EU trade tensions add worry to a struggling European manufacturing sector
In the wake of the dispute between the US and the EU over the state aid granted to Airbus and Boeing, the WTO recently allowed the US to impose ...
Guyana: Government struggles to set election date while the country stands at the dawn of a new age thanks to oil
The coalition government led by President David Granger’s A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) lost a vote of no confidence on 21 December ...
Greece: Currently out of the woes but long-term prospects remain hampered by delicate solvency position
Improved liquidity position considerably diminished the threat of a renewed liquidity crisis in the short to medium term