President Macron

World Risk Developments May 2017

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

  • World—divergence between markets and economic uncertainty poses risk
  • China—Australian exporters could benefit from Belt and Road Initiative
  • France—President Macron’s victory a win for the EU project
  • World—ransomware incurs significant economic costs
  • South Africa—President Zuma’s expropriation pledge undermines confidence
  • UAE—resilient economy will benefit Australian agricultural exporters
  • India—meaningful tax reforms on hold as electioneering ramps up


Cassandra Winzenried, Chief Economist

Fred Gibson, Economist


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