Political Risk December 2014 Analysis

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.