Global short-term risk map: Fall 2019

When contemplating business abroad, EDC’s CRQ is a must-read

A man sits in the window of La Perla de Caminito, a popular café, built in 1882, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Argentina

As Argentina looks to contain an economic and currency crisis, it’s facing a changing political landscape. How the next administration addresses the short-term challenges will determine if it can win back investors’ confidence and stabilize the currency.

Shoppers flock to a busy marketplace in an older part of Shanghai, China.

China

Faced with escalating trade tensions with the United States, China’s economic growth has decelerated to its slowest rate in more than two decades. To stem this slide and minimize volatility in the market, the Chinese government is providing policy stimulus to support domestic demand. 

Sunset in Berlin over the Brandenburg Gate.

Germany

Europe’s economy faces potential risks clouded by the challenges around Brexit and trade disputes. As a trading nation, this is having an effect on exports and investment. Will Germany’s strong domestic demand be able to offset these declines and avoid a recession?  EDC’s Country Risk Quarterly provides an overview of potential risks.

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