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  • Venezuela: Integrity risk to continue rising amid accusations against presidential family; sanctions likely to follow
  • Syria: Israeli airstrikes on government, Hizbullah positions highlight Qalamoun mountains’ strategic importance
  • Bulgaria: New tax on alcoholic beverages underscores government efforts to balance budget
  • Armenia: Sovereign risk outlook largely unchanged despite new foreign loans, external economic pressures
  • Madagascar: Proposed new mining code likely to increase regulatory, financial burden for investors
  • Iraq: New coordination committee likely to face challenges in unifying, empowering Sunni Arab community
  • Cameroon: Debut Eurobond sale, proposed 2016 budget signal government spending cuts unlikely
  • Costa Rica: Proposed creation of unit to combat organised crime unlikely to lead to security gains in short term
  • Ukraine: Power blackouts highlight operational risks in Crimea; rating increased to HIGH
  • France: Prevention of bank robbery, resolution of hostage-taking underline increased readiness of security forces
  • Africa: Papal visit to result in temporary increase in security risks in Nairobi, Kampala, Bangui
  • Kenya: Progress in combating corruption to remain slow despite government reshuffle, announcement of anti-graft measures
  • Hungary: Intensified EU scrutiny of nuclear expansion likely to delay project, prolong uncertainty despite government stance
  • South Africa: Endorsement by trade unions likely to strengthen deputy president’s bid for presidency
  • Europe & CIS: Central Asia: Thwarted plot in Kazakh capital, reinforced security highlight regional concerns over terrorism threat
  • China: Reported multiple factory closures reflect rising business risks amid economic slowdown
  • Taiwan: Intermittent protests ahead of January elections unlikely to disrupt business operations
  • Tunisia: Attack on presidential guard highlights militant threat
  • Australia: Public concerns likely to lead to increased scrutiny, delays for foreign investors
  • Uzbekistan: Persistent use of forced labour in cotton sector to drive reputational risks

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Corruption Survey 2015/16

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Myanmar elections

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