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  • Congo (DRC): Scenarios: Volatile transition undermines business environment
  • Honduras: Amendments to criminal code reflect government’s commitment to hard-line security policies
  • Nigeria: Attack on South African company in Abuja highlights threat of retaliation for xenophobic attacks in South Africa
  • Mexico: Announcement of government incentive programme points to reduced investment risk in SEZ
  • Somalia: Further Islamist militant attacks likely following inauguration of new president
  • Iraq: Political violence, infighting does not signal premature change in government
  • Albania: Opposition protest, parliament boycott indicate growing political instability before June elections
  • Kazakhstan: New tax code likely to create more favourable tax regime for subsoil sector despite probable delays in adoption
  • Saudi Arabia: Uncertainty in labour market regulation will increase as ministry struggles to balance competing demands
  • Algeria: Counterterrorism operations, defused bomb underline HIGH terrorism risk in rural north
  • Peru: Arrests highlight links between public officials, organised crime
  • Tanzania: President’s latest crackdowns underscore rising autocracy, nationalist stance
  • Pakistan: New counterterrorism offensive points to increased potential for security incidents in Punjab
  • Syria: Warring sides’ refusal to negotiate directly, car bombing in north point to increased hostilities over coming months
  • Ukraine: Extradition ruling highlights persistent links between leading business people, politicians
  • Japan: Japan to continue to seek diplomatic solution to islands dispute despite increased Russian troop presence
  • Nigeria: Need for loans to raise pressure on government to devalue currency
  • Nigeria: Abduction of German nationals highlights persistent kidnapping threat in Kaduna state
  • China: Lawsuit over waste disposal highlights operational challenges for companies amid regulatory changes
  • Papua New Guinea: Former prime minister unlikely to pose a challenge to incumbent’s leadership in upcoming June polls

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