18 Dec 2018
Central African Economic and Monetary Community: CEMAC continues to struggle with liquidity pressure
The risk for non-payment is mitigated for members of the CEMAC monetary arrangement.
Sharp fall in oil prices (2014-2016) and ...
República del Congo
11 Dec 2018
Kosovo: Prohibitive tariffs on Serbian exports exacerbate already rising tensions with neighbour
On 21 November, Kosovo decided to raise a prohibitive 100% tariff on goods imports from Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina after it first ...
07 Dec 2018
Georgia: Symbolic presidential election in an economy where risks arise from trade and large external indebtedness
Foreign minister from 2004 to 2005, Salome Zurabishvili, backed by the ruling Georgian Dream party, won the last direct presidential election ...
30 Nov 2018
Baréin: Election outcome provides little surprise, while economic troubles are increasing risks
The first round of the Bahraini parliamentary elections was held on Saturday 24 November 2018. Main opposition parties being banned from ...
27 Nov 2018
China: Challenging economic times ahead
Rising external pressures force Beijing to recalibrate its macroeconomic policies
26 Nov 2018
Ucrania: Rising hope for a new IMF programme
2019, marked by presidential and parliamentary elections
Five years after the Maidan revolution that led to the resignation of President Viktor ...
20 Nov 2018
Marruecos: While the pace of reform continues, political protests reflect deep-rooted economic issues
For the last few years the Moroccan economy has recorded robust growth and has outperformed most other oil-importing countries in the region.
19 Nov 2018
Sri Lanka: Political crisis in an adverse economic context
President Sirisena (Sri Lanka Freedom Party - SLFP) has called snap legislative elections by next January 2019 and dissolved the Parliament. ...
13 Nov 2018
Nicaragua: MLT premium category downgraded from 6/7 to 7/7
In accordance with the country risk classifications of the OECD Arrangement, Credendo has downgraded Nicaragua’s premium category for political ...