China: politics are important but it’s the regulations that matter for multinationals
Insufficient fire risk management and record high temperatures will increase the likelihood of fires spreading out of control
Around $7.5 trillion of trade is concentrated in 50 major ports, with potential for major supply chain disruption
Scarcity is expected to be short-lived but will cause problems for sectors including electronics and motor, according to Oxford Economics
Should relations deteriorate it could trigger an aggressive tit-for-tat policy response, with significant implications for global markets and corporates
An inability to cooperate in the fight against the coronavirus shows how far the bilateral relationship has deteriorated - Verisk Maplecroft
US-China trade disputes, increasing data regulations and the continuing surge of nationalist politics among top risks for businesses in 2019, says Control Risks
Speaking post-G20, experts have warned continued tensions would disrupt global trade, erode the effectiveness of the multilateral international trade regime and dampen growth.
As the year winds down, StrategicRISK is looking back on the year that was 2018. We begin with the worst new economic risk and how this affects APAC risk managers.
Political risk tensions are rising as the US and China trade war shifts up another gear. StrategicRISK examines why this is causing horizon-scanning headaches for risk managers in the APAC region.
Trade balances between the US and China are largely unaffected so far by the skirmishes but the world is bracing for the next round of shots fired. StrategicRISK and KPMG look at how the first signs of the trade wars are influencing business activities and creating headaches for risk managers.
Trade wars continue to threaten global economies causing havoc for anyone working in imports and exports of goods. Australia is at particular risk says, Control Risks director, Martin Baghdadi, who tells StrategicRISK why risk managers need to focus their attention on this issue without delay.
Comments echo WEF report which also warned risk managers that weakened political commitment to globalisation could cripple global supply chains and reduce economic activity