by Yves Zlotowski.
The chief economist at Coface, highlights the radical transformation of risks in emerging countries. While traditional country risk (sovereign risk, external vulnerability) has appreciably declined, three new risks are appearing and need to be monitored: political instability, creeping protectionism and banking credit.
Coface publishes on this topic, a detailed study, which you can see on this site.
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