Political Risk Analysis

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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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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 - NOV 2014

The Brazilian ethanol sector would benefit from a win by Partido Socialista Brasileiro candidate Marina Silva in the country's upcoming presidential election. Latest polling data shows that Silva is virtually tied with President Dilma Rousseff of the Partido dos Trabalhadores in both the first and second rounds.

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Risk Summary - Brazil - NOV 2014

Brazil's Short-Term Political Risk Rating (STPRR) holds steady at 69.6, and we expect it to remain stable in the coming months. Brazil's October 5 presidential election will be tightly contested...

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Risk Summary - Brazil - OCT 2014

Brazil scores 69.6 in our Short-Term Political Risk Ratings (STPRR), and we expect the country's score will remain stable in the coming months. Brazil's October 2014 presidential election is set to...

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Risk Summary - Brazil - OCT 2014

The rise of the new Partido Socialista Brasileiro (PSB) candidate Marina Silva in recent weeks presents risks to our view that President Dilma Rousseff will win a second term in the October preside...

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Risk Summary - Brazil - SEPT 2014

Investment into healthcare will remain one of the Brazilian government's tools to head off significant social instability and help bolster support for President Dilma Rousseff's October re-election bid. With USD1,024 per capita annual healthcare spending, the Brazilian healthcare sector has surpassed many developing countries in terms of healthcare standards and service coverage.

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Risk Summary - Brazil - SEPT 2014

Brazil's Short-Term Political Risk Rating held steady at 69.6 this month, and we expect it will remain relatively stable in the coming months. Protests related to the FIFA World Cup have remained...

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Risk Summary - Brazil - AUG 2014

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is shoring up her electoral alliances in advance of the official start of campaigning for the October presidential election. After receiving the nomination from...

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