21 Dec 2020
Brazil: Continued Covid-19 pandemic and its impact will mitigate economic recovery in 2021
The Brazilian economy is showing contrasting signs as it is still suffering from the pandemic’s impact. On the one hand, the Brazilian ...
14 Dec 2020
Ghana: Incumbent president won a second term with a tight majority
On 7 December, President Nana Akufo-Addo won a second four-year term, albeit with a smaller majority (51.6% of the vote with a 78% turnout). ...
10 Dec 2020
China: Continuing strong economic recovery with Covid-19 pandemic under control
The Chinese economy has strongly recovered from the Covid-19 crisis over the past two quarters (+3.2% and +4.9% y-o-y in the 2nd and 3rd ...
09 Dec 2020
Retail sector: The European retail sector is not out of the woods yet, with large discrepancies across countries and type of goods
Retail sector diversely affected
Cyprus (Greek) (South)
Cyprus (Turkish) (North)
27 Nov 2020
Russia: Also hit by a second wave of Covid-19 infections
Russia is not immune from the resurgence of the Covid-19 infections that hit the northern hemisphere. As during the first wave in the spring, ...
Argentina: Locked in a vicious circle with no end in sight
President Fernández’s first year in office has been very complex, with a deep recession and higher poverty levels amid the covid-19 pandemic.
17 Nov 2020
Myanmar: Stability and policy continuity expected after San Suu Kyi’s latest victory in the elections
Aung San Suu Kyi’s ruling NLD (“National League for Democracy”) party won a landslide victory at the parliamentary elections held on 8 ...
10 Nov 2020
Turkey: Reshuffles key economic posts following the sharp lira depreciation
President Erdogan dismissed the governor of the country’s central bank, Mr Uysal, who failed to stem lira depreciation and appointed Mr ...
09 Nov 2020
Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus: A change of president amid increased Turkish assertiveness in East Mediterranean sea
Last October, the Northern side of the island of Cyprus, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), held presidential elections. The ...
Cyprus (Turkish) (North)
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 ...