France – Macron’s Woes Mount

Although there is little imminent risk of Emmanuel Macron feeling compelled to call a snap election before the expiration of the Parliament’s five-year term in 2022, political headwinds are strengthening as France faces (more…) Read Entire Entry

Vietnam – Steady Course Ahead of Succession

Although Vietnam has thus far weathered the COVID-19 health crisis with limited loss of life, a surge of infections in Da Nang in July highlighted the dangers of complacency at a time when the ruling CPV is preparing for a change of leadership (more…) Read Entire Entry

Coming Soon in Our October 2020 Political Risk Reports

PRS’ coverage of the Americas this month includes a fully revised report on El Salvador and an update on Guyana, where a protracted political crisis was finally resolved in early August by a court ruling upholding the validity of an election recount that determined the opposition People’s Read Entire Entry

INVESTIR – September 2020 Edition

The September 2020 edition of INVESTIR: Insights from the International Country Risk Guide is now available. From currency controls in Argentina, to Italy’s plebiscite; almost war between Armenia and Azerbaijan, to Zimbabwe’s FX regime; democratic sentiment in Indonesia, to Lebanon’s Read Entire Entry