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World Risk Developments February 2017

Here are 10 events which changed the global risk environment since our December release.

  • How would a Trump border tax work?
  • Higher interest rates an effort to curb China’s credit driven growth
  • Greek troubles resurface
  • UK one step closer to finalizing Brexit
  • Bold reform weighs on India’s short term prospects
  • Philippine mine closures demonstrate contract alteration risks in the mining sector
  • New Indonesian divestment requirements move toward resource nationalism
  • Turkish constitutional referendum held amid growing economic instability
  • Lower foreign investment in Emerging Markets set to persist
  • IMF forecasts world growth acceleration but highlight trade uncertainties

 

Cassandra Winzenried, Senior Economist
cwinzenried@exportfinance.gov.au

Fred Gibson, Economist

fgibson@exportfinance.gov.au

 

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