Romania: The political crisis aggravates the country’s worst Covid-19 wave November 10

Tunisia: Political uncertainty intensifying financial pressures November 9

Kenya’s economy is recovering this year after only a short recession last year but downside risks loom November 8

OECD premium categories: Côte d’Ivoire and Ecuador upgraded; Aruba, Bolivia and El Salvador downgraded October 26

Gas: Energy crisis will weigh on industrial production in Europe and Asia October 20

Global supply chains: Multiple factors mean disruptions could last until 2023 October 19

Saudi Arabia: Oil price increases expected to benefit Saudi Arabia October 14

Asia: Most business environment risk ratings remain stable as the Covid-19 Delta variant continues to hinder economic activity October 12

Business environment risk: A wave of upgrades fueled by the improving economic outlook October 8

Latin America: Business environment risk ratings are slowly improving but pressure remains due to weak currencies and high inflation October 7

Lebanon: Lebanese parliament approves new government after long political gridlock October 5

Short-term political risk: Eleven countries upgraded (incl. Brazil) and two countries downgraded September 29

Ethiopia: The Tigray conflict is expected to be long-lasting, but unlikely to lead to all-out civil war in Ethiopia September 27

China: Financial and economic spillovers from bankrupt giant property developer might be contained September 24

Nigeria: Political and business environment risk assessment of Africa’s largest economy September 23

Sri Lanka: Emergency rules on essential food access highlight the foreign exchange and economic crisis September 14

Aluminium: Guinea coup puts global aluminium supply chain at risk September 10

Peru: Political turbulence likely to continue despite new president’s inauguration August 30

Brazil and Argentina: Current drought is affecting agricultural production and exports, as well as electricity generation August 26

S&P Global Ratings affirms Credendo – Export Credit Agency’s rating August 25

Zambia: Opposition leader unexpectedly wins landslide victory in presidential election August 20

Despite important downside risks, Mauritania’s outlook is mostly positive August 17

World: Historic USD 650 billion SDR allocation by IMF provides welcome liquidity support for many emerging markets August 4

Sri Lanka: Downgrade from 5/7 to 6/7 for medium- to long-term political risk July 23

Sudan: Historic debt relief unlikely to resolve Sudan’s liquidity situation in the short term July 23

Indonesia: steep covid-19 surge and extended containment measures will hinder the economic recovery July 15

Colombia: sovereign rating downgraded to junk but public debt is expected to remain sustainable July 7

OECD Premium Categories: Hong Kong Upgraded, Myanmar and Sri Lanka Downgraded July 9

Belarus: Harsh EU sanctions affecting potash and petroleum products July 2

Taiwan: Covid 19 has hit Taiwan, a rare ‘winner’ of the pandemic until now July 2

Hydrogen: Booming interest (thanks to the fight against climate change) and many uncertainties June 25

Business environment risk in practice June 25

El Salvador: The first country to accept the cryptocurrency Bitcoin as legal tender might see many unintended consequences June 18

Albania: Incumbent PM’s third term improves the political stability outlook amid an ongoing slow economic recovery June 10

Guyana: Upgrade from 6/7 to 5/7 for medium-to long-term/short-term political risk June 7

Tanzania: Downgrade of medium- to long-term political risk classification from 5/7 to 6/7 June 1

Will digital currencies offer a new method of payment in international trade? May 27

Aruba: Downgrade of medium- to long-term political risk classification from 5/7 to 6/7 May 26

Short-term political risk: Nine countries (incl. Angola, Ecuador and Oman) upgraded and four countries (incl. Myanmar) downgraded May 21

Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia: What are the risks that could affect the economic growth of the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia in 2021? May 10

Thailand: Covid-19 rebound and extended tourism crisis weigh on Thailand’s short-term outlook May 10

South and South-East Asia: Covid-19 strikes back and could mitigate this year’s economic performances April 30

Russia: Tightening of US sanctions April 21

Ecuador: Newly elected right-wing president Lasso is facing a challenging presidential term April 20

Global supply chains: Under pressure amid a lack of container ships April 16

Mozambique: Enormous investment expectations are weighed down by escalating violent conflict April 9

Short-term political risk: Azerbaijan, Eswatini and Mauritania upgraded; Anguilla and Sri Lanka downgraded April 1

Middle East: Shifting US policy in the Middle East March 25

Turkey: A likely return to more unconventional monetary policy following central bank governor dismissal March 24

Haiti: Violent protests are likely to continue in the coming year as the president is unwilling to leave his post March 18

Mexico: Ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and government policies are hurting private businesses March 16

India: Public spending support and a bad bank could further boost a strong recovery this year March 11

El Salvador: Bukele has become the country’s most powerful leader in three decades after his party won a supermajority March 10

Armenia: Mounting political tensions following Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire agreement March 4

Algeria: 2021 finance law announces fiscal measures and imposes additional import restrictions March 1

Kosovo: A cocktail of anti-corruption, jobs and nationalism leads to a landslide electoral victory for the anti-elite party February 23

Cuba: Government is opening up the economy amidst the worst economic crisis in more than three decades February 19

Vietnam: Successful economic story to continue beyond a contained Covid-19 pandemic February 17

Steel sector: Steel prices have soared on the back of increased Chinese demand February 11

Tunisia: New wave of protests highlights the country’s difficult socioeconomic situation February 8

Myanmar: A state coup brings back full powers to the army February 5