Operating and investing in emerging markets is not getting any easier. Currency instability, debt overhangs, government collapses, arcane legal arrangements and political violence all add to the risks of operating in many parts of the developing world.
Part of the Economist Intelligence Unit's ViewsWire family of Internet of services, Risk Briefing is designed to help you assess and plan to confront the risks of doing business around the world. The service provides comprehensive and timely analysis, forecasts, alerts, and background studies and data covering a wide range of risk factors. Risk Briefing is updated daily in response to events that affect our assessment of risk in a particular country.
Risk Briefing includes:
- Events-driven alerts published daily, highlighting improved or worsened risks
- A range of macroeconomic data and forecasts, providing a solid picture of future trends
- Extensive analysis to highlight the crucial risks across the countries and risk categories covered
- Scores and rankings for ten risk factors to help you compare all the countries covered, using our new operational risk-assessment model
- Customised e-mail alerts that allow you to choose the countries for which you need daily updates
- Web delivery, which enables daily updating and advanced searching
- Risk Tracker - a new tool that allows you to build your own matrix by choosing countries, risk categories and periods for comparison
Risk Briefing carries systematic coverage in ten key areas of risk:
- Political stability
- Government effectiveness
- Legal and regulatory
- Foreign trade and payments
- Tax policy
- Labour market
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