RiskMap is our forecast of the year ahead in political and security risk. 2018 promises the strongest economic growth in a decade, but also a host of geopolitical uncertainties. In a world of assertive leaders and populist imperatives, knowing the mind of the person at the top is critical.
Great things happen when the right risks have been taken
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The Chinese government is reorganising government ministries, commissions and other agencies, and their roles and responsibilities. Collectively, these changes constitute a major transformation of the policy and regulatory landscape for companies in China.
The US action sharply increases sanctions risks, but not to pre-JCPOA levels. It will drive up oil prices, potentially harm the global economy and is very damaging to relations with Europe.
International SOS and Control Risks have the longest running strategic alliance of its kind and it was the industry’s first. Since launch, it has supported members with over 5.3m pre-travel advisories and over 100,000 situation development/crisis alerts.
2017 saw a 17% global rise in incidents of war, terrorism, unrest and crime with commercial impact. What were the key trends and how will they evolve?
Wherever a company operates, politics or the prevailing political climate defines the severity of corruption regulations and enforcement.
From data logged in our specialist online maritime platform, we see global maritime security incidents continue to decline, but new threats are emerging.