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RiskMap Podcast: Forecasting Business Environments in Russia and China

RiskMap Podcast: Forecasting Business Environments in Russia and China

November 21, 2014

The combination of sanctions and low oil prices have strained Russia’s economy and raised questions about the stability of the business environment there. Meanwhile, a new regulatory environment in China appears to be stabilizing. Control Risks’ country experts look at what 2015 has in store in each country.  

China-EU trade relations

China-EU trade relations

April 9, 2014

Chinese leader Xi Jinping's recent first tour of Europe concluded with a speech in which he said that he had come to build a bridge across the Eurasian continent and reiterated China's desire for a free-trade deal with the EU. Whilst there has been some improvement in relations recently with agreement on trade disputes relating to solar panels and access to the telecommunications sector, in this podcast, Jonathan Friedman, Europe security and political risk analyst for Control Risks assesses the prospects for further agreements on trade.

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Jonathan is the lead political analyst for the EU and Turkey at Control Risks, where he advises private clients on political, operational and security risks in the region. Read the rest of this entry »

RiskMap Podcast: Global business risks in the weeks ahead

RiskMap Podcast: Global business risks in the weeks ahead

March 14, 2014

In the coming weeks, China’s President Xi Xinping makes his first state visit to Europe, ASEAN nations discuss a code of conduct for the South China Sea, and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas visits Washington amid a US push for diplomacy. This edition of the RiskMap Podcast examines what these events will mean for global businesses.

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