Saudi Arabia

Succession Watershed Until recently, the senior members of the royal family have avoided taking any overt steps to begin grooming princes from the next generation to eventually rule the kingdom, a move that once initiated could potentially trigger a destabilizing power struggle among the dozens of Read Entire Entry

Regional Political Risk Index

Below is our most recent Political Risk Index (PRI) Table ranked from low to high risk within each region listed. The PRI is the overall measure of risk for a given country, calculated by using all 17 risk components from the PRS Methodology including turmoil, financial transfer, direct investment, Read Entire Entry

Nicaragua Country Update

MOST LIKELY REGIMES AND THEIR PROBABILITIES 18-Month: FSLN 80% Five-Year: FSLN 60% FORECASTS OF RISK TO INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS Turmoil Financial Transfer Direct Investment Export Market 18-Month: Moderate B (B+) B+ B (B+) Five-Year: Moderate B- B- B- ( ) Indicates change in rating. *  Indicates Read Entire Entry

Argentina: Has Fernández Worn out Her Welcome?

The negative effects of the left-leaning government’s unorthodox economic policies are becoming increasingly apparent, and President Cristina Fernández’s approval rating is falling in step with the deceleration of real GDP growth.  A poll conducted by Management & Fit in late August put Read Entire Entry