Latin America Country Risk

Expert risk-analysis of the economic, political and operational risk environment for 15 Latin America markets to direct your company’s regional and global growth strategy.

The Service

Our Latin American Country Risk Service covers 15 of the region’s most significant markets, from regional economic leaders such as Mexico to frontier markets like Nicaragua and Honduras. We identify key trends and themes for the countries and sub-regions likely to impact your operations over the next 12 months and beyond.

All of this combines to give you the specialist information and analysis you need to:

  • Make expertly-informed investment decisions
  • Expand your operations in developed, emerging and frontier markets
  • Enhance your global growth strategy

Our Platform

Our platform provides you with country research, macroeconomic forecasts, political and business environment risk analysis and operational stability on a country, regional or global basis.

The service gives you access to daily news analysis, country assessments and 5- and 10-year forecasts to keep you constantly updated on the latest developments that could affect your operations.


We produce 8 quarterly updated country reports identifying risks and opportunities in a market over a 5 and 10yr period. Key areas of focus include:

  • Economic Activity
  • Monetary Policy
  • Fiscal Policy
  • Balance of Payments
  • Debt Dynamics
  • FX Rate
  • Political Risk
  • Business Environment Risk

Key Benefits

  • Market Assessment: Forecast your company’s growth and profitability for 2014 and beyond
  • Market Development: Benchmark long-term growth assumptions for Latin America
  • Business Planning: Fine tune your business strategy for Latin America using our forecasts
  • Risk Mitigation: Measure economic, political and business environment risks facing your company
  • Hedge: Manage currency volatility and input price risks
  • Business Opportunities: Target opportunities in key industries
  • International Exposure: Evaluate your company’s exposure in your export market

Key features of the Country Risk Service:

Economic Outlook

Our unbiased 5 and 10yr economic forecasts for key macroeconomic variables are essential for your medium and long-term investment decision-making.

Our Risk-Ratings system rates each country for economic risk and provides a powerful country comparative investment tool.

In-depth Analysis on:

  • Economic Activity
  • Balance of Payments
  • Monetary Policy
  • Exchange Rate Policy
  • Balance of Payments
  • Fiscal Policy
  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • External Debt
  • Global Assumptions

Political Outlook

We examine structural risks to a country’s political system and outline scenarios for how the country could evolve over the medium- to long-term to guide your future activities.

Our Political Risk Ratings analyse and quantify short and long-term risks to political stability, examining states in comparison to their regional and global peer group. compared with regional and global averages, which could affect your strategy.

Business Environment

Business Environment Risk Ratings quantify and compare a country’s operating risks against its regional or global peers.

In-depth Analysis on:

  • Domestic Environment
  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • Foreign Trade

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