Country Risk Blogs

Emerging Markets Update

Below is a selection of emerging markets-focused stories from our online service and weekly Emerging Markets Monitor publication:   CEE: Government Spending Unable To Halt Slowdown Government...

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Africa's Broadband Strategies In Focus

As a prelude to a forthcoming special report on national broadband strategies in Africa, BMI published an article last week giving a general overview of completed plans, and risks to our outlook....

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Africa Attracting Global Automakers

Long ignored by international auto makers due to low incomes and poor business environments, Sub-Saharan Africa is now the focus of increasing interest  in the global automotive sector. As incomes...

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Chinese Investment In African Oil

Africa is now China’s second largest source of oil, surpassed only by the Middle East. This week we will look at how growing Chinese demand for energy is affecting African economies. Is Chinese...

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The Future Of Beer In Emerging Markets

Facing weak growth in traditional markets, the world’s largest beer companies are expanding their presence in fast growing emerging economies, where rising incomes are boosting alcohol...

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