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 ...
01 Mar 2021
Algeria: 2021 finance law announces fiscal measures and imposes additional import restrictions
On 31 December 2020, President Tebboune approved the finance law for 2021. The law introduces several measures to improve public finances, ...
23 Feb 2021
Kosovo: A cocktail of anti-corruption, jobs and nationalism leads to a landslide electoral victory for the anti-elite party
On 14 February, the anti-establishment and nationalist leftwing Lëvizja Vetëvendosje (LVV) party (‘Self-Determination Movement’) won 48% ...
19 Feb 2021
Cuba: Government is opening up the economy amidst the worst economic crisis in more than three decades
In the past months, Cuba has announced a series of market-oriented reforms. Firstly, private participation will be permitted for more than ...
17 Feb 2021
Vietnam: Successful economic story to continue beyond a contained Covid-19 pandemic
A controlled pandemic is fuelling impressive economic resilience.
11 Feb 2021
Steel sector: Steel prices have soared on the back of increased Chinese demand
Sharp increase in steel prices
09 Feb 2021
OECD premium categories: Bahrain and Oman downgraded
In accordance with the country risk classifications of the OECD Arrangement, Credendo has downgraded the premium category for political risks on ...
08 Feb 2021
Tunisia: New wave of protests highlights the country’s difficult socioeconomic situation
On 16 January, violent protests erupted in at least six Tunisian cities including Tunis. The protests have spread to other cities and continued ...
05 Feb 2021
Myanmar: A state coup brings back full powers to the army
Since 1 February, full powers have returned into the army’s hands. This new military state coup has been justified by alleged massive ...
29 Jan 2021
Mining sector: Iron ore and copper prices soared on the back of increased Chinese demand
The key ingredient for steelmaking, iron ore was the asset in which to invest to ensure good returns during the Covid-19 pandemic. It barely ...
21 Jan 2021
Malaysia: State of emergency and new lockdown to tackle third wave of Covid-19
On 11 January, in the face of an accelerating Covid-19 pandemic, first in Kuala Lumpur and then in the state of Selangor, PM Muhyiddin ...
20 Jan 2021
Road freight transport: Weakened European sector remains subject to further disruptions due to Covid-19
A significant drop in transported volumes and freight rates as a result of the pandemic