Global Country Risk

Whether you’re from a multinational company, financial institution, government or consultancy, we show you how and where business risks are most concentrated and highlight investment opportunities waiting to be taken in frontier, emerging and developed markets.

The Service


We provide unified global, regional and country investment and growth strategies based on macroeconomic forecasting, financial market analysis and political risk assessments. Our coherent, views-based, independent research generates unique ‘top-down’ and ‘bottom-up’ perspectives on 200 countries, covering 99.9% of world GDP.

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Daily Views

Actionable analysis across 200 global markets. Keep up-to-date with emerging trends, risks and opportunities affecting your organisation. From political stability to foreign policy, labour market flexibility to interest rate trends, all country risk analysis is available via the platform or as customisable daily email alerts.

Reports & Strategic Content

In-depth reports on 100 global markets. We combine macroeconomic forecasts with industry specific analysis to produce quarterly reports covering economic and political outlooks, 5 and 10-year industry forecasts, regulatory regimes, competitive landscapes and industry trends.

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Data & Forecasting

Compare and export data for 100 global markets. You can quickly and easily access 1.24m+ lines of data, with 5 or 10-year forecasts across developed, emerging and frontier markets. Our proprietary databases provide further opportunities to help you identify growth and manage risk.

Analyst Access

Direct access to our Country Risk analysts. Discuss key views and forecasts with the experts behind the analysis and gain insight on the key issues affecting your organisation.

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Unique Benefits


Connected coverage

Integration with 24 industry research teams means you benefit from cross-vertical views and analysis on key issues impacting frontier, emerging and developed markets.

Track record

The Country Risk team has a proven track record in monitoring country developments and evolving business strategies, highlighting the most pertinent risks and opportunities in your chosen markets.

We cover 195 global markets, specialising in frontier and emerging markets

Who buys and why?


Decision makers from multinational corporations use our Country Risk analysis to inform their strategic, investment or operational decisions and identify key industry sectors, especially in emerging and frontier markets.

Banks and financial institutions use our forecasts to evaluate growth and investment strategies on a country-by-country basis and rely on our reports to assess key global markets, especially in difficult to access countries or increasingly competitive environments.

Consultancies and sector specialists leverage our independence and expertise to further their views and advise clients and partners in the most informed way.

Government departments use our analysis to help shape policy and guide fully rounded decision-making within a multi-sector and macro-strategy environment.

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