20 Jan 2020
Economic Community of West African States : Eco to replace CFA franc as new West African currency in 2020
At the end of December 2019, Ivorian President Ouattara and French President Macron officially announced the creation of the eco as the future ...
Costa de Marfil
15 Jan 2020
Taiwan: Policy continuity and strained relations with Beijing to be expected under the re-elected president
On 11 January 2020, incumbent President Tsai Ing-wen was comfortably re-elected after a landslide victory at the presidential elections with ...
13 Jan 2020
Nigeria: MLT political risk rating upgraded from 6/7 to 5/7
Interventionist economic policies are likely to continue
09 Jan 2020
Algeria: The newly elected President is unlikely to bring significant change
Mass protests driven by profound socio-economic issues.
08 Jan 2020
Malaysia: MLT political risk rating upgraded to 2/7 thanks to improved political and financial situation
Political stability strengthened since the electoral shock of 2018
19 Dec 2019
Brazil and Argentina: US trade tariffs on the doorstep
Steel and aluminium tariffs back on the table
16 Dec 2019
Oman: A stable political situation but a worrying build-up of debt
Stable political situation
Oman – an absolute monarchy – is currently ruled by Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said. The sultan rules largely by royal ...
12 Dec 2019
Bahamas: Downgrade of medium- to long-term political risk classification from 3/7 to 4/7
Monster hurricane Dorian leaves its traces on the economy
06 Dec 2019
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 ...
05 Dec 2019
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, ...
San Martín (FR)
27 Nov 2019
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 ...
25 Nov 2019
Steel sector : Very low prices hitting company margins
The steel industry worldwide