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 ...
14 Sep 2020
Consumer electronics and ICT sector: Boost in sales driven by remote work and education unlikely to compensate manufacturing industry’s lost sales
The consumer electronics and ICT sector has been shaken by the covid-19 crisis. This crisis is unique because it was not prompted by ...
07 Sep 2020
Mali: Commercial and financial transactions blocked by ECOWAS sanctions over military coup
President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita (IBK) announced his resignation and the dissolution of the national assembly shortly after his arrest by ...
25 Aug 2020
Cambodia: EU partial suspension of trade privileges will harm an economy already hit hard by the covid-19 shock
On 12 August, the European Commission decided to partially suspend Cambodia’s EBA (Everything But Arms) trade privileges with the EU over ...