Two large African economies are forecast to mark a significant improvement in their country risk ratings in 2020, while at least three West African markets will face a severe deterioration in their political risk indicators. EXX Africa identifies key risk trends for the year ahead and shares our selection of potential country risk winners and losers from around the continent for the year ahead.
In 2019, Benin has captured headlines focussed on its trade dispute with Nigeria and a political dispute with the opposition. EXX Africa has conducted a comprehensive review of the political, economic, and security risks facing the country. Based on the findings of this report, EXX Africa considers Benin to be a paradigm for improving country risk in Africa based on the current government’s concrete steps to mitigate the remaining risks and overcome prevalent challenges.
EXXAfrica unpacks the data and trends behind the main insurance policies available to commercial entities in South Africa, debunking popular opinions around strikes and terrorism in particular.