09 Apr 2021
Mozambique: Enormous investment expectations are weighed down by escalating violent conflict
On 24 March, Islamist militants launched an attack on Palma city in Cabo Delgado, home to huge natural gas developments. Thousands fled the ...
01 Apr 2021
Short-term political risk: Azerbaijan, Eswatini and Mauritania upgraded; Anguilla and Sri Lanka downgraded
In the framework of its regular review of short-term (ST) political risk classifications, Credendo has upgraded 3 countries (Azerbaijan, Eswatini and ...
San Cristóbal y Nieves
25 Mar 2021
Middle East: Shifting US policy in the Middle East
Three months after taking office, the Biden administration is still outlining its Middle East strategy. In reviewing the USA’s role in ...
Emiratos Árabes Unidos
24 Mar 2021
Turkey: A likely return to more unconventional monetary policy following central bank governor dismissal
President Erdogan sacked the well-respected governor of the central bank on 20 March, only two days after the central bank decided to increase ...
18 Mar 2021
Haiti: Violent protests are likely to continue in the coming year as the president is unwilling to leave his post
For weeks, anti-president protests have been calling for current President Jovenel Moïse to resign. The president is ruling by decree and ...
Mexico: Ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and government policies are hurting private businesses
Mexico experienced a severe economic contraction of 8.5% in 2020, while a weak recovery can be expected this year.
11 Mar 2021
India: Public spending support and a bad bank could further boost a strong recovery this year
Last month, India’s Finance Minister Sitharaman unveiled major measures as part of the budget for the new fiscal year (FY) 2021/22. One is to ...
10 Mar 2021
El Salvador: Bukele has become the country’s most powerful leader in three decades after his party won a supermajority
In the last weekend of February 2021, El Salvador held legislative elections. The ‘Nuevas Ideas’ (NI) party won these elections by a ...
04 Mar 2021
Armenia: Mounting political tensions following Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire agreement
For weeks, anti-government protests have been calling for Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to resign. The army also asked for his resignation, a ...