Global Risk Report - Quarterly Update: Q2 2018

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  • Country Profile
  • Region: Global
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Global Risk Report - Quarterly Update: Q2 2018

Summary

Global Risk Report is based on the Country Risk Index (MLCRI) which is a unique country risk-rating model that determines the existing and future level of country risk by assessing various qualitative and quantitative factors. The index is formulated to help firms prepare their global business strategies on the basis of historical developments in an economy and also their future expectations.

The Country Risk Index incorporates the latest available macroeconomics, political, social, technological, environmental and legal data from a range of recognized national and international statistical sources, and incorporates proprietary data from Economics Research.

The model also features expert analytical judgment from in-house economists and takes into account their insights and opinions. By applying a robust approach to assessing risk, the analysts ensure that strategists have an effective tool to assess current trends and risks facing the economies across the globe.

Synopsis

The sixth update version of the Country Risk Index (MLCRI) Q2 2018 ranks Singapore at the top followed by Sweden and Norway. 30 countries were identified in the very low risk zone, 35 countries in the low risk zone, 36 countries under manageable risk, 28 countries under high risk and seven countries in the very high risk zone in MLCRI Q2 2018.

Scope

  • Asia-Pacific region has the second lowest regional risk after Europe. The Philippines, Bhutan and Turkmenistan registered improvements in their risk score whereas overall risk in japan, Malaysia and Indonesia increased in Q2 2018 over the last update.
  • Europe is the lowest risk region in the world. Risk score in the region marginally increased to 32.8 out of 100 in Q2 2018 from 32.7 in Q1 2018 on the back of rising political and economic tensions. There has been an improvement in the rankings of Moldova, Bulgaria and Ukraine whereas overall risk increased in Cyprus, Bosnia, and Croatia in MLCRI Q2 2018 update.
  • The risk score of the Americas increased marginally to 42.7 out of 100 in Q2 2018 as compared to 42.6 in Q1 2018. Panama, Uruguay and Bolivia recorded an improvement in the ranking whereas overall risk in Costa Rica and Argentina increased in Q2 2018
  • The Middle East and African regions witnessed an increase in risk score in Q2 2018 on the back of heightened geopolitical risks. There has been an improvement in the rankings of Kuwait, Qatar and Senegal whereas overall risk increased in Egypt, Oman, and Bahrain in MLCRI Q2 2018 update.

Reasons to buy

  • Global Risk Report is based on Country Risk Index (MLCRI) which is a unique country risk-rating model that determines the existing and future level of country risk by assessing various qualitative and quantitative factors.
  • The index is formulated to help firms prepare their global business strategies on the basis of historical developments in an economy and also their future expectations.
  • The Country Risk Index incorporates the latest available macroeconomics, political, social, technological, environmental and legal data from a range of recognized national and international statistical sources, and incorporates proprietary data from the Economics Research.
  • The model also features expert analytical judgment from in-house economists and takes into account their insights and opinions. By applying a robust approach to assessing risk, the analysts ensure that strategists have an effective tool to assess current trends and risks facing the economies across the globe.
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Flashback (Jan-September 2018)
Key Events in (October to Dec 2018)
Global Overview - Summary
Global Overview - Key Highlights
MLCRI - Country Ranking
MLCRI: Global Landscape 2018
Regional Analysis
Regional Analysis - Asia-Pacific
Regional Analysis - Europe
Regional Analysis - Americas
Regional Analysis - Middle East and Africa
Methodology and Appendix

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