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Political Risk Analysis - Myriad Challenges Ahead For Rousseff - AUG 2015

An uncooperative legislature, combined with the fallout from an ongoing corruption scandal at Brazil's state-owned oil company, will pose persistent headwinds for President Dilma Rousseff in the coming months. These factors will hinder policy formation and ensure that social instability persists, weighing on business confidence and economic growth.

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Risk Summary - Brazil - APR 2015

Brazil's Short-Term Political Risk Index (STPRI) score held steady at 69.6 this month, above the Latin American and Global Market averages of 59.4 and 63.8, respectively. Despite a deterioration in...

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Risk Summary - Brazil - MAR 2015

Brazil's Short-Term Political Risk Index (STPRI) score held steady at 69.6 this month, above the Latin American and Global Market averages of 59.4 and 64.0, respectively. Despite a deterioration in...

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Risk Summary - Brazil - FEB 2015

Brazil's Short-Term Political Risk Index (STPRI) score held steady at 69.6 this month, above the Latin American and Global Market averages of 59.5 and 64.0, respectively. Despite a deterioration in...

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Risk Summary - Rousseff Remaining Above Corruption Scandal - FEB 2015

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's approval ratings are likely to remain relatively consistent in the coming months unless there is substantial evidence of wrongdoing on her part or that of her close associates with regard to an unfolding corruption scandal at state-owned oil company Petrobras.

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Risk Summary - Brazil - DEC 2014

Planned subsidy reform will help Brazilian national oil company Petrobras address rising pressures on its balance sheet. Brazil's fuel subsidies, which are paid for by Petrobras, have proved unsustainable, driving up the company's heavy debt burden.

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Risk Summary - Brazil - DEC 2014

Brazil's Short-Term Political Risk Rating (STPRR) held steady at 69.6 this month, above the Latin America and Emerging Market averages of 59.6 and 61.8, respectively. The second round of Brazil's...

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