COUNTRY RISK RATINGS AND NEWS ANALYSIS

NEWS ANALYSIS

October 16, 2017
Cuba is one of the few countries for which the World Bank does not publish external debt data, and the government does not publish full accounts....
October 16, 2017
On October 10th the prime minister, Charles Michel, launched the 2017-18 parliamentary year with a "state of the union" address. The focus was on...
October 16, 2017
In January-September the consolidated state budget posted a cash flow surplus of Lv2.4bn (US$1.4bn), down from Lv3.4bn a year earlier. Transfers...
October 16, 2017
Event In early October the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) released new statistical data in bulk for four months, from May to August. Analysis In...
October 16, 2017
Event In August 2017 industrial output (working-day adjusted) rose by 4.9% year on year-up from 3.3% in June and 4.6% in July. We expect industrial...
October 16, 2017
Event The Banque des Etats de l'Afrique centrale (BEAC) and the Chadian Ministry of Finance have signed an agreement to restructure Chad's debts to...
October 16, 2017
Event In September the consumer price index (CPI) increased by 1.6% year on year, moderating from a 1.8% rise in August, according to data released...