14 Aug 2020
Belarus: Unprecedented protests contesting the results of the presidential elections
According to official figures, Alexander Lukashenko – who has ruled the country since 1994 – won the presidential election by a landslide. ...
27 May 2020
Automotive sector: Covid-19 worsens conditions for an already waning automotive sector
European automotive industry hit hard by coronavirus
Ciudad del Vaticano
01 Apr 2020
Commercial risk: Various downgrades amid sharp deterioration of economic activity
Since it was publicly revealed by China that a new virus was affecting its population (around 20 January), the contamination has rapidly spread to ...
Costa de Marfil
08 Aug 2019
Belarus: What are the main drivers of ST political risk?
Credendo’s short-term political risk assessment largely reflects a country’s liquidity situation and takes into account any risky short-term ...
Belarus: Difficult transition towards less state dominance while maintaining social stability
In the past, the lack of coherent macroeconomic policies and repeated attempts by the authorities to boost economic activity while delaying ...
01 Jun 2018
Belarus: Upgrade from 7/7 to 6/7 for medium-to long-term political risk
Over the last two years, macroeconomic and financial policies have improved significantly, notably with the adoption of a more flexible exchange ...
27 Feb 2018
Country Risk Updates, Short-term political risk
In the framework of its regular review of short-term (ST) political risk classifications, Credendo has upgraded four countries (Belarus, Haiti, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan).
05 Feb 2018
Change of OECD premium categories for medium- and long-term transactions: Europe, CIS, Middle East and North Africa
In accordance with the country risk classifications of the OECD Arrangement, Credendo – Export Credit Agency has upgraded premium categories for ...
02 Oct 2017
Short-term political risk, October 2017
In the framework of its regular review of short-term (ST) political risk classifications, Credendo has upgraded eight countries (Belarus, Gambia, ...
02 Oct 2017
Belarus: Upgrade from 7/7 to 6/7
Belarus benefited from growing appetite for high-yielding sovereign debt to issue an international bond. As a result, the gross foreign exchange ...
04 Apr 2017
Belarus: Despite concession, ‘tax on parasites’ triggers protests
Thousands protested against a USD 250 tax on those who work less than 183 days per year, known as the ‘tax on social parasites’. The first ...
03 Nov 2015
Belarus: President Lukashenko won a fifth term while economy is under severe pressure
President Lukashenko won a fifth term by a large majority. Even if the presidential election fell short of democratic standards according to ...