Uruguay: End of 15-year leftist rule after razor-thin victory for right-wing conservatives
Last week, it was announced that Luis Lacalle Pou narrowly won the presidential election on 24 November. In fact, he won with a razor-thin ...
Short-term political risk: Bolivia, Costa Rica, Djibouti, Maldives, Mongolia, North Macedonia, Oman
In the framework of its regular review of short-term (ST) political risk classifications, Credendo has upgraded three countries (Djibouti, Fiji, ...
Lebanon: A confidence crisis triggered by an economic storm, with currently no end in sight
In recent weeks, the dark clouds that were hanging over the Lebanese economy have transformed into an all-out storm. Initially triggered by a ...
Steel sector : Very low prices hitting company margins
The steel industry worldwide
Aruba: Downgrade of medium- to long-term political risk classification from 3/7 to 4/7
A special relationship with the Netherlands
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 ...