05 Nov 2020
Côte d’Ivoire: President Ouattara re-elected in controversial, disputed poll
President Alassane Ouattara was re-elected for a third term claiming a landslide 94.27% at the 31 October vote. The two main opposition ...
29 Oct 2020
Bolivia: Challenging mandate for the new president due to the covid-19 crisis
On 18 October, Luis Arce Catacora of the MAS (Movement Towards Socialism) party won a landslide victory in the general elections. He secured ...
26 Oct 2020
OECD premium categories: Aruba, Bahamas and Suriname downgraded
In accordance with the country risk classifications of the OECD Arrangement, Credendo has downgraded the premium category for political risks on ...
23 Oct 2020
Europe: Recovery threatened by the second wave of covid-19
While Europe is experiencing a second wave of covid-19 infections, many are wondering whether the rebound the European economy enjoyed after easing ...
16 Oct 2020
Lebanon: Political gridlock persists while economy suffers from multiple shocks
Four crises simultaneously affecting Lebanon
15 Oct 2020
Kyrgyzstan: Toward a third revolution since its independence?
Violent protests erupted after the contested parliamentary elections held on 4 October. Pro-government parties representing the interest of the ...
07 Oct 2020
Zambia: The debt-strapped government is headed towards default
Last week, the Zambian government requested debt service relief from its (banking) commercial creditors and a six-month interest payment delay ...
30 Sep 2020
Azerbaijan and Armenia: Violence flared up again in the self-proclaimed Republic of Nagorno- Karabakh
Violence flared up in the self-proclaimed Republic of Nagorno-Karabakh where Armenia and Azerbaijan blame each other for breaking out the ...
23 Sep 2020
Oil and gas sector: Covid-19 will affect oil and gas prices even in the medium to long term
While the oil and gas industry had already been weakened a few years ago by the steep decline in oil prices that had started mid-2014 and made prices ...
22 Sep 2020
Short-term political risk: Cyprus (North), El Salvador, Guatemala and Paraguay
In the framework of its regular review of short-term (ST) political risk classifications, Credendo has downgraded four countries (North Cyprus, El Salvador, Guatemala and Paraguay).
Cyprus (Turkish) (North)
Philippines: Good economic fundamentals will help the country overcome its worst recession
The covid-19 domestic and external shock has led to the country’s worst recession.
15 Sep 2020
Montenegro: Legislative elections produce a political upset as President’s long-ruling party loses power
On 30 August, President Đukanović’s DPS party (the ‘Democratic Party of Socialists’) and its small allies lost power after ...