• Colombia: Cross-border smuggling to persist despite shooting of alleged smuggler
  • Colombia: Regulatory challenges to persist amid government’s continued focus on peace talks
  • United Kingdom: Companies likely to face increased scrutiny as measures to tackle modern slavery come into force
  • Azerbaijan: Continued low oil prices expose risks stemming from slow pace of diversification
  • Czech Republic: Small steps favoured over giant leaps amid strengthened measures against conflicts of interest
  • South Africa: Planned retrenchments likely to lead to strike action, protests in mining sector
  • Venezuela: Government expropriation of industrial park shows rising risk to less critical assets
  • Mozambique: Currency risk to remain high amid low commodity prices, current account deficit
  • United Arab Emirates (UAE): Increase in vehicle fuel prices highlights government efforts to maintain low sovereign risk
  • Niger: Broad stability to prevail ahead of February 2016 general elections despite rising tensions
  • Bulgaria: Partial withdrawal of referendum on electoral system change indicates continued political fragmentation
  • Africa: Boko Haram to remain regional threat despite strengthened co-operation between Nigeria, Cameroon
  • Macedonia: Explosion in capital underlines incidental risk of attacks ahead of early elections
  • Greece: Bailout programme divides governing party, creditors; risk of collapse persists
  • Ethiopia: Launch of pharmaceutical action plan to drive gradual decline in production and trade risk
  • Azerbaijan: Opposition convictions reflect persistent political crackdown in lead-up to November elections
  • Asia & the Pacific: India-Bangladesh border deal likely to improve ties but protests likely in north-east India
  • Algeria: Unexplained replacement of senior military figures highlights opacity of regime, persistent power struggles
  • Egypt: Factory fire north of capital highlights poor working conditions, inadequate safety standards, operational risks
  • Brazil: Security concerns to remain heightened following spate of killings in Amazonas state capital


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