Country Risk Reports For International Trade

Use the country risk assessment map to plan and manage your international trade. Our country risk analysis is your best guide to making smart international trading decisions with confidence.

What is a Country Risk Analysis?

A country risk rating measures the risk of non-payment by companies in a given country. This risk is due to conditions or events outside any company's control. Knowing a country's risk, can help you make better decisions when trading internationally.

The overall evaluation is based on two elements:

Medium-Term Rating (Country Grade)

The country grade measures economic imbalances, the quality of the business climate, and the likelihood of political hazards. It is based on a six-level scale, AA (lowest risk) to D (highest risk). The rating is a combination of:

  1. The Macroeconomic Rating
  2. The Structural Business Envrionment Rating
  3. The Political Risk Rating

Short-Term Rating (Country Risk Level)

The country risk level identifies more immediate threats by focusing on the direction of economic output in the next 6-12 months by using macroeconomic indicators that can signal finanical crisis as a result of a disruption to finanical flows. It is based on a scale ranging from 1 to 4, with 1 being the lowest risk level and 4 being the highest risk level.

  1. The Financial Flows Indicator
  2. The Cyclical Risk Indicator

Country Risk Report & Assessment

Before you begin conducting international trade, check out the country risk updates and economic outlook in 241 countries. Use the interactive map below to view the overall risk score of a particular country by clicking on the country itself.

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