World Risk Developments April 2017

In this month's edition of World Risk Developments we look at the following stories:

  • US— trade policy to diversify after China passes currency manipulation test
  • Australia—coking coal exports set to decline after Cyclone Debbie
  • World—firming global trade to aid Australian commodity producers
  • Turkey—transitions toward autocratic rule 
  • Thailand—forcible closure of gold mine sours investment climate
  • South Africa—cabinet reshuffle increases political risk
  • Iran—weak economy undermines President Rouhani ahead of polls
  • Vietnam—rising middle class provides export opportunities


Cassandra Winzenried, Chief Economist

Fred Gibson, Economist


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