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, ...
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
22 Nov 2019
Aruba: Downgrade of medium- to long-term political risk classification from 3/7 to 4/7
A special relationship with the Netherlands
21 Nov 2019
Sri Lanka: The Rajapaksa family’s return to power: will the past repeat itself?
On 16 November, Gotabaya Rajapaska (SLPP party), former Defence Secretary and brother of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa (2005–2015), ...
15 Nov 2019
The Caribbean and Pacific islands: Climate change leading to rapidly increasing risks in the most vulnerable countries
The Caribbean and Pacific islands: major victims of climate change
Antigua en Barbuda
St.-Kitts en Nevis
St.-Vincent en de Grenadines
Turks- en Caicoseilanden
China: Economie lijdt onder handelsoorlog, afkoeling van de wereldwijde vraag en toegenomen onzekerheid
De handelsoorlog en de algemene onzekerheid ondermijnen het vertrouwen en de reële bbp-groei.
06 Nov 2019
Bolivia: Re-election of President Morales fuels unrest while economic challenges loom
Incumbent President Evo Morales – first elected in 2005 – has been declared the winner of the presidential elections that took place at the ...
29 Oct 2019
Russia: Stability has been maintained thanks to a strong macroeconomic policy framework, but growth prospects remain weak
A strong macroeconomic framework
28 Oct 2019
OECD premium categories: Argentina and Panama downgraded
In accordance with the country risk classifications of the OECD Arrangement, Credendo has downgraded Argentina’s and Panama’s premium category ...
23 Oct 2019
Tunisia: The new President will need to guide the country through difficult times
On 13 October Kais Saied was elected President. The law professor defeated media mogul Nabil Karoui decisively, obtaining 72.71% of the votes ...
21 Oct 2019
Zambia: Moving towards another debt crisis
A crisis emerged in 2015 and incited gradual downgrades of Credendo’s political risk classifications