COUNTRY RISK RATINGS AND NEWS ANALYSIS

NEWS ANALYSIS

May 25, 2017
In our latest monthly assessment, The Economist Intelligence Unit has significantly reduced forecasts for consumer price inflation in Taiwan in 2017...
May 25, 2017
In the first four months of 2017 inflation across the euro zone has picked up sharply. Although we expect it to fall back slightly in the rest of...
May 25, 2017
The cabinet approved legislation on a one-stop service in May that aims to make it easier for foreign and domestic investors to deal with business...
May 25, 2017
Since the beginning of 2017 China's financial-sector regulators have been pushed by the central government to curb "financial risks", seen as...
May 25, 2017
Event The Bank of Korea (BOK, South Korea's central bank) left its benchmark interest rate, the base rate, unchanged at a record low of 1.25%,...
May 25, 2017
Event Iran has resumed crude oil supplies to the regime of the Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad. Analysis A tanker laden with Iranian crude was...
May 25, 2017
Event The IMF has reached a staff-level agreement on a second staff-monitored programme (SMP) in Somalia. Analysis The previous April 2016-April...