Africa Country Risk Podcasts

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Emerging Markets Feel The Heat

Central banks across key emerging markets are hiking interest rates in an attempt to shore up investor confidence in the face of tightening US monetary policy. Two of the latest emerging market...

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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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Beneficiation In The Mining Sector

This week, Risk Watchdog discusses beneficiation in the mining sector with Ed Coughlan, the head of BMI’s mining analysis research team. Concerned that local populations are not benefiting from...

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