HONG KONG PROTEST MONITOR 15 November 2019
November 15, 2019

HONG KONG PROTEST MONITOR 15 November 2019

Widespread and intensifying unrest brings strong warning from China, increasing likelihood of extreme violence. A2 Global Risks assess the threat in the week ahead.


SIM Report: Southern Europe, Issue 2
November 15, 2019

SIM Report: Southern Europe, Issue 2

The latest Sub-regional Intelligence Monitor (SIM) report, Southern Europe examines:

  • The implications of the EU’s decision to block formal accession talks with Albania and North Macedonia.
  • How Croatia’s potential accession in the Schengen Zone will improve cross-border trade and mobility.
  • The impact economic reforms in Greece will have on investor sentiment amid public backlash.   

Gabon: Oil and gas sector rebounds following adoption of new hydrocarbon law
November 15, 2019

Gabon: Oil and gas sector rebounds following adoption of new hydrocarbon law

Oil and gas investments are making a comeback to Gabon after five years. Improved domestic economic and political conditions are key drivers for this, but longer-term political and stability risks present headwinds for interested businesses.
HONG KONG PROTEST MONITOR 8 November 2019
November 8, 2019

HONG KONG PROTEST MONITOR 8 November 2019

Following the death of a protester and stabbing of a pro-Beijing politician, A2 Global Risk assesses the threat in the week ahead.


SIM REPORT: Latin America & Caribbean, Issue 2
November 8, 2019

SIM REPORT: Latin America & Caribbean, Issue 2

Our Sub-regional Intelligence Monitor (SIM) report on Latin America & Caribbean looks at:

  • The nationwide protest movement in Chile, which was sparked by a 4 per cent increase in the capital Santiago’s metro fares on 6 October.
  • The election of leftist Alberto Fernández as the next president of Argentina. Fernández is likely to look to renegotiate the country’s IMF deal amid severe economic difficulties.
  • The failed capture of the son of Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán in Mexico’s north-western city of Culiacán on 17 October.
SIM REPORT: North Africa, Issue 1
November 7, 2019

SIM REPORT: North Africa, Issue 1

Our Sub-regional Intelligence Monitor (SIM) report on North Africa looks at:

  • How widespread anti-government demonstrations could force the government to make concessions  that would contradict previous IMF restrictions 
  • Political uncertainty in Tunisia creates various risk for tour operators  
  • New hydrocarbon law set to remain in place despite opposition from protesters