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Emerging Market View: What Our Analysts Are Reading – 3/8/2013

Here’s a look at a few of this week’s global headlines with added commentary by our research team members: Market Watch’s Post-Chavez Venezuela: oil’s next Saudi Arabia?: “As Associate Vice-President for Latin America Clinton Carter is quoted in this article,…

The Russia Plan EMEA Executives Should be Writing Now

Israel’s surprise election results indicate that the population is much more interested in the immediate need to stabilize the economy than in the country’s ongoing problems with Iran. This decreases the risk of an Israeli attack on Iran in 2013,…

How prepared is your business for a recession in Russia?

How prepared is our business for recession in Russia? This is the key question multinational companies should be asking themselves as they develop strategic plans for their business in Russia. Multinational companies are increasingly relying on growth in Russia to…

Nigeria: Government Credibility Weakened As Reforms Agenda Stalls

On January 1, the Nigerian government removed the long-standing subsidy on fuel, increasing prices from 65 to 150 naira per liter. Following local protests and negotiations, President Jonathan reduced the increase to 97 naira per liter, a 50% increase While…

What Strikes in Nigeria Mean for Your Business in Africa

Nigeria’s government must walk a tightrope to successfully implement its reform agenda and satisfy angry citizens who are feeling the pain of fuel subsidy rollbacks. However, a resolution to the current political impasse is likely so any major changes to…