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  • Uzbekistan: Election campaign to be calm, uncompetitive despite multiple candidates; Mirziyoyev’s victory assured
  • Tanzania: Reputational risk to remain elevated amid continued crackdown on government critics
  • Iran: Supreme leader’s intervention regarding prospective presidential candidates reflects divisions within conservative camp
  • Pakistan: Opposition rally outside Lahore unlikely to cause mass unrest
  • Germany: Attacks on mosque, conference centre indicate increasing xenophobic violence in east
  • Italy: Prime minister sets date for referendum on constitutional reform, puts tenure on line
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina: Political instability, judicial uncertainty to increase after controversial referendum
  • United Arab Emirates (UAE): Further deterioration in relationship with Iran unlikely despite UAE official’s comments
  • Asia & the Pacific: Prospects for resolution of China-Philippine maritime territorial dispute remain poor
  • Philippines: Peace talks with communists to proceed slowly; significant security deterioration unlikely
  • Indonesia: 2017 gubernatorial election in capital to be closely contested; business environment unaffected
  • Myanmar: Fighting to persist in Kachin, Shan and Karen states even as peace process proceeds
  • Thailand: Efforts to raise government revenues for infrastructure projects to raise tax risks
  • Cambodia: Large protests likely despite government attempts to discourage opposition plans for demonstrations
  • China: Multinationals likely to face rising regulatory challenges amid mounting medical reforms
  • Iraq: KRG will remain vulnerable to non-payment, sovereign risks as long as low oil prices persist
  • Chile: Transparency loan to lead to increased integrity risks
  • Argentina: Government to resume tariff hikes for natural gas consumers following conclusion of public hearings
  • Brazil: Auctioning of mining project to create investment opportunities, tax hike also imminent
  • Haiti: Attempted murder of senatorial candidate reflects increasing security challenges

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