Islamic State is under pressure following territorial losses in the Middle East. But it is not yet defeated as either a military or ideological force. Meanwhile, we are seeing increasingly diverse terrorism threats globally - not necessarily more severe, but often less predictable.
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Significant political changes, particularly in Southern African, and improved commodity prices led to an improvement of the average Risk-Reward Score on the African continent. These developments clearly attract investors who are looking to expand their footprint on the continent.
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China is South Africa’s biggest trading partner. But amid enthusiasm for the pro-business stance of recent months, Chinese investors should not forget that the country still has a very challenging operating environment that presents a number of security threats to Chinese companies and their employees.
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.