GULF OF GUINEA: Piracy rates-spikes in 2019, not unusual but concerning
December 12, 2019

GULF OF GUINEA: Piracy rates-spikes in 2019, not unusual but concerning

Piracy rates in the Gulf of Guinea are the highest in the world, with Nigeria accounting for the bulk of incidents in the region.
SIM Report: Northeast Asia, Issue 3
December 12, 2019

SIM Report: Northeast Asia, Issue 3

Our Sub-regional Intelligence Monitor (SIM) report on Northeast Asia looks at:

  • The increasing breadth and complexity of North Korea-linked cyberattacks
  • The US-Japan free trade agreement and its impact on business
  • The likely delay of a preliminary trade deal with China due to US human rights acts
SIM REPORT: Middle East and Central Asia, Issue 1
December 6, 2019

SIM REPORT: Middle East and Central Asia, Issue 1

Our Sub-regional Intelligence Monitor (SIM) report on Middle East and Central Asia looks at:

  • Reduced revenues from gas exports and growing anti-Chinese sentiment in Turkmenistan unlikely to reverse slow economic growth 
  • Major car manufacturer delays decision to build factory in Turkey, as reputational risks continue to grow 
  • New Mass protests against political establishment imperil the banking sector in Lebanon

HONG KONG PROTEST MONITOR 6 DECEMBER 2019
December 6, 2019

HONG KONG PROTEST MONITOR 6 DECEMBER 2019

Police authorise first major march since August. A2 Global Risk assess the threats in the week ahead.


A2 Global's Brexit Outlook: Labour Party seeks to gain momentum as election draws near
December 6, 2019

A2 Global's Brexit Outlook: Labour Party seeks to gain momentum as election draws near

With less than a week until the general election, our latest Brexit Outlook examines recent opinion polls and looks into the Labour Party's shift in strategy. 
SIM Report: Western & Northern Europe, Issue 2
December 5, 2019

SIM Report: Western & Northern Europe, Issue 2

The latest Western & Northern Europe SIM examines the European Investment Bank's decision to halt funding for fossil fuel projects by 2021, the result of the November general election in Spain, and the continuing risks posed to businesses by the increase in counterfeit goods entering the EU.