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FCIB Offers International Political Risk Monitoring

Saturday, June 23, 2018  
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For companies doing business globally, keeping up with the political climate in a multitude of different nations can be daunting. However, it’s essential for managing risk. A division of NACM, the Finance, Credit & International Business Association, provides political risk monitoring to help meet this need. 


The monthly Political Risk Newsletter summarizes the latest forecasts for economic and political changes affecting international business. Each newsletter includes the Political and Economic Forecasts Table, which has 18-month and five-year forecasts for turmoil, investment, transfer, and export risk in 100 countries. It also provides forecasts of real GDP growth, inflation and current account. Rating changes are included in each issue, giving subscribers an excellent method of tracking changes in the ratings and risk of the countries where they do business.


FCIB also offers country reports for 100 nations, assessing potential political, financial and economic risks to business investments and trade. The reportsprovide risk forecasts and analysis based on the world-renowned Coplin-O'Leary Rating System, the original political risk rating system, including alternative regime scenarios.


Learn more about FCIB’s Political Risk Newsletter and other resources for international credit and trade finance professionals.