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World Risk Developments November 2017

In this month's edition of World Risk Developments we look at the following stories:

  • China—Foreign access signals positive intent, but deck still stacked 
  • Saudi Arabia—Corruption purge increases transparency; autocracy
  • Venezuela—Sovereign default bucks contemporary trend
  • Emerging Markets—Australia’s major trading partners well placed to withstand risks  
  • China—Private health insurance demand offers export opportunities
  • Malaysia—Populist pre-election budget to stimulate economy
  • Major export markets—Better business climate; weaker growth

Cassandra Winzenried, Chief Economist
cwinzenried@efic.gov.au

Fred Gibson, Senior Economist

fgibson@efic.gov.au

 

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