Updated regularly. Provides business news, opinion, and latest published reports help users to understand key trends and events, while qualitative and quantitative data and analysis support business research programs.
Access to this resource is partially funded by the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin.
Select the "Service" button located in the upper left-hand corner of page. Then select "Country Risk". The option to select a particular country is within the column on the left.
Each report contains an "Economic SWOT" and a "Political SWOT" analysis.
Updated daily. Provides macroeconomic, financial and company news and analysis on emerging and key global markets. Covers 175 countries with quarterly forecasts and surveys in eleven key industry sectors for each country. Features latest-available data covering production, sales, imports and exports; 5-year industry forecasts; company rankings and competitive landscapes for multinational and local manufacturers and suppliers; and analysis of latest industry developments, trends and regulatory changes. New political, economical and business risk reports are added each month. New industry sector reports are loaded each quarter.
A.M. Best defines country risk (read the methodology) as the risk that country-specific factors could adversely affect an insurer's ability to meet its financial obligations. Country risk is evaluated and factored into all A.M. Best ratings. As part of evaluating country risk, A.M. Best identifies the various factors within a country that may directly or indirectly affect an insurance company.