COUNTRY RISK RATINGS AND NEWS ANALYSIS

NEWS ANALYSIS

July 20, 2017
The president, Joko Widodo (known as Jokowi), and his government are pushing ahead with plans to merge state-owned enterprises (SOEs) to help lower...
July 20, 2017
Event Tamar Petroleum, a newly formed company taking over part of Israel's Tamar gasfield, completed an initial public offering (IPO) on July 17th....
July 20, 2017
Event On July 20th the Census and Statistics Department published inflation data showing that consumer prices were up by 1.9% year on year in June,...
July 20, 2017
Event The Rwandan government has readjusted an electricity-generation target after achieving only around one-third of what it had planned by mid-...
July 20, 2017
Event The harmonised index of consumer prices (HICP) rose by 0.9% year on year in June, down from 1.5% in May. This was the lowest level for six...
July 20, 2017
Event Data from the Bank of Jamaica (BoJ, the central bank) show that the merchandise trade deficit widened to US$996m in the first quarter of 2017...
July 20, 2017
Event Lebanese banks have increased interest rates on deposits as they seek to pull in more funds from both local sources and overseas. Analysis...