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Country Risk Report - Eastern Europe

Discussion in 'Market Predictions and Reports' started by f-man, Jul 31, 2011.

  1. f-man

    f-man 4Xangels Representative

    Dec 5, 2010
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    A very interesting updated report about the current situation in many Counties worldwide, divided by Continents:

    Albania The country's contested elections prolong political instability.
    Azerbaijan Higher oil revenues give financial support for a fiscal stimulus programme.
    Belarus Liquidity problems continue to severely undermine the country risk outlook.
    Bosnia & Herzegovina The high degree of political instability continues to cloud the outlook.
    Bulgaria Strong export growth continues to drive the economic recovery.
    Croatia The country concludes negotiations on EU membership, with accession set for July 2013.
    Czech Republic Despite strengthening economic growth, key downside risks remain, particularly in the fiscal sphere.
    Estonia The outlook for 2011 improves in the wake of the country's strong economic performance.
    Georgia Improving economic prospects help to underpin a more favourable country risk outlook.
    Hungary Households struggle to repay their debts amid the appreciation of the Swiss franc.
    Kazakhstan Rising commodity prices continue to support growth prospects.
    Kyrgyz Republic The short-term economic picture is positive amid strong growth forecasts.
    Latvia Strong investor demand for the country's first US dollar-denominated debt reflects the reduction in sovereign risk.
    Lithuania Broad-based quarterly growth continues, and the outlook remains positive.
    Macedonia The political risk outlook improves in the wake of May's snap election.
    Poland The outlook remains positive, although inflationary pressures may pose a short-term risk.
    Romania D&B downgrades Romania's country risk rating due to the country's exposure to the Greek debt crisis.
    Russian Federation Economic growth is solid in early 2011 but the outlook appears more uncertain.
    Serbia The country moves another step closer to becoming a candidate for EU membership.
    Slovak Republic External demand remains the key driver of growth, although tightening macroeconomic conditions are a downside risk.
    Slovenia Problems in the banking sector cast a shadow over the country's risk outlook.
    Tajikistan Rising commodity prices and robust remittance flows support the positive economic outlook.
    Turkmenistan Higher gas revenues boost government spending and improve the economic outlook.
    Ukraine D&B upgrades Ukraine's country risk rating amid deeper co-operation with the EU and the IMF.
    Uzbekistan Public investment, state sector pay hikes, and strong exports will drive healthy economic growth.

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