- Malaysia: Non-payment risks to remain elevated despite sovereign wealth fund’s financial settlement
- Mexico: Killing of two high-ranking cartel operatives to exacerbate drug-related violence in Tamaulipas
- El Salvador: Budget cuts likely to lead to periodic bouts of union activism
- Mongolia: Commitment to fiscal tightening, approval of new taxes pave way for launch of bail-out programme
- Brazil: Appointment of new ‘anti-trust czar’ unlikely to alter integrity, reputational risks
- Congo (DRC): Electricity import agreement to provide some relief to mining industry amid continued supply challenges
- South Africa: Deputy president’s speech signals more assertive campaign; populist pushback likely
- Ethiopia: Prosecution of opposition parties underlines government’s continued hardline approach to dissent
- Chile: Polls demonstrate support for opposition, likely victors in 2017 general election
- Israel: Subsidies aimed at easing living costs to increase pressure on tax risk
- Libya: Instability to persist, notwithstanding meeting between rival political bodies
- Bolivia: Removal of members of the judiciary highlights pervasive official corruption
- Angola: New customs tariffs reflect politically motivated policy making ahead of August elections
- Bulgaria: Protests against public prosecutor unlikely to disrupt operations, highlight persistent corruption threat
- Saudi Arabia: Royal decrees highlight government’s desire to strengthen popular support for reform
- Pakistan: Bombing, counterterrorism operations highlight persistent militant threat
- Angola: Ruling party likely to secure comfortable victory at August polls
- Ghana: Bond issue aimed at clearing energy sector debt to reduce sovereign risks beyond 2017
- Yemen: Protests in Aden, conference in Hadhramaut highlight political fragmentation
- Italy: Regional independence referendums add to national political uncertainty, unlikely to lead to secession
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Jakarta's Elections: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - ...losers. Dane Chamorro is a Senior Partner based in Singapore at Control Risks, the international risk consultancy. He is a former China specialist......
North Korea could conduct its sixth nuclear test as early as Saturday
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - ...nuclear test, on or around April 15," Shawlin Chaw, senior analyst at Control Risks, told CNBC. "The DPRK (Democratic People's Republic of Korea)...
Arab Populists Also Blame Foreigners as Gulf Austerity Sets In
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - ...transition, said Graham Griffiths, an analyst at global risk consultancy Control Risks in Dubai. The issue for them is managing the economic......
Korea Inc's China troubles rattle local workers, suppliers
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - ...Andrew Gilholm, director of analysis for China and North Asia at risk consultancy Control Risks. He said the stand-off could go on at least until......
The real recipient of Syria strikes: China
Monday, April 10, 2017 - ...no coincidence, Dane Chamorro, senior partner and head of ASEAN at Control Risks, told CNBC on Monday. Trump said the missiles were in retaliation......
As cities get smarter, hackers become more dangerous: This could stop them
Monday, April 10, 2017 - ...an analysis by Nicolas Reys, a consultant for cybersecurity services at Control Risks. He noted that attacks "could be designed to encrypt and......
'The era of strategic patience with North Korea is over'
Monday, April 10, 2017 - ...China about keeping North Korea in check, says Dane Chamorro from Control Risks. The Trump-ordered airstrikes on Syria sends a clear message......
Xi Buys Time With Trump as Tensions Loom Over North Korea Threat
Sunday, April 09, 2017 - ...considerable upgrading, Andrew Gilholm, director of analysis for North Asia at Control Risks Group, said of the new arrangement. Trump accepted Xi s......
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