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Country analysis

EIU global forecast - US-China row spills over into finance

World - US sanctions against Chinese entities will have a far-ranging impact across the world.

Up for grabs: Asia’s trade war investment plans

Asia - Asia's economies will have uneven success in capturing investment disrupted by the trade war.

Turkey launches Operation Peace Spring

Turkey-Syria - Turkey will clear Kurdish areas of northern Syria swiftly and effectively, but keeping a buffer zone will be difficult.

Risk analysis

Risk analysis

World risk: Alert - Global Risk Scenarios

World - A possible split of the global trade system as a result of the US-China trade war is the greatest threat to the global economy.

Security risk

Hong Kong - Withdrawal of the extradition bill alone will not be sufficient to cool the unrest that is rocking the territory.

Political stability risk

Italy - The cabinet composition, and the government programme, indicate a more durable and less confrontational administration.

Industry analysis

Industry analysis

Signals of distress

India - Telecoms - Indian telecoms operators are facing a debt pile of US$55.3bn, against a backdrop of falling revenue.

Private providers under fire

South Africa - Healthcare - South Africa's private healthcare industry offers high quality at a high cost. It clearly needs reform.

LNG, disrupted

Europe - Oil and gas - The advent of US shale gas has elevated competition between European gas suppliers, but Russia and Norway have the edge.

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