• Cuba: US trade liberalisation announcements will not lead to reciprocal actions, sanctions regime to continue
  • Kenya: Sovereign risk to remain stable despite opposition leader’s warning ahead of second bond issue
  • Lebanon: Former PM’s change of endorsement points to election of president; political stability unlikely to improve significantly
  • Chile: Party actions highlight discontent with Bachelet administration, uncertainty ahead of 2017 elections
  • Pakistan: Fluctuating real estate values reflect increasing taxation risk
  • Angola: Legal challenge to president’s appointment of daughter as head of state oil firm unlikely to succeed
  • Burkina Faso: Killing of suspected Islamist militant recruiter in capital highlights continuing efforts to consolidate local networks
  • United Kingdom: Energy sector facing unclear policy goals, unpredictable regulatory changes
  • Turkey: In-depth: Growing prospect of presidential system referendum to drive domestic, international tensions
  • South Africa: Planned ICC withdrawal to reinforce perceptions of high-level impunity, raise corruption threats
  • Saudi Arabia: Shooting in Dammam highlights militants’ intent to target security forces
  • Afghanistan: Kidnap, killing of civilians by IS underscores threat from militancy
  • Qatar: Death of former ruler will not affect political stability
  • Iraq: Reported Turkish military involvement illustrates tensions between Baghdad, Ankara
  • Bulgaria: Government’s continued fiscal discipline to gradually lower sovereign risk
  • Mexico: Official statistics reflect gradual deterioration of Mexico City’s security environment
  • Slovakia: Improvement in tax, regulation unlikely despite positive influence of junior coalition members
  • Brazil: Major backlog of legal cases highlights slowness of judicial system
  • Suriname: Start of commercial production of gold mine, bond market debut to ease current fiscal pressure
  • Indonesia: Corruption investigation highlights continued integrity risks in relation to government contracts


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