• Azerbaijan: Modest regulatory improvements likely as privatisation drive accelerates
  • Kenya: Kidnaps of eight Kenyan nationals by Somali militant group emphasise cross-border threat
  • Congo (DRC): Opposition rejection of dialogue raises threat of unrest ahead of nationwide rally on 31 July
  • Colombia: Social unrest to remain feature of operating environment despite end of truck strike
  • Chile: Transport protests highlight persistent social unrest, likely to persist in 2016
  • Saudi Arabia: Contractors will continue to experience payment delays
  • Czech Republic: Political extremism remains low threat to business despite continued activity by anti-Islam, anarchist groups
  • Yemen: Intensification of border clashes, impasse in negotiations herald potential military escalation
  • Iraq: Bombings in Baghdad, Diyala province highlight persistent militancy
  • Syria: Rebel attacks on Damascus likely to be in retaliation for Aleppo siege; government to increase strikes on capital
  • Montenegro: Sentencing of influential former mayor highlights growing efforts to tackle corruption
  • Qatar: Scenarios: Government maintains course
  • South Korea: Arrest, allegations highlight corruption risks; enforcement to increase ahead of 2017 elections
  • China: Unco-ordinated policy moves between central and local officials continue to stall reform efforts
  • China: Multinationals likely to see greater intellectual property challenges amid lawsuits with local firms
  • Malaysia: Latest arrests, foiled plots underline increasing terrorism threats
  • Thailand: Growing dissent ahead of August referendum to increase political uncertainty, threat of protests
  • Chile: Commitment to solar power likely to lead to minor improvements to favourable regulatory environment
  • Gabon: Violent protest crackdown in capital highlights rising threat of unrest around August election


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