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Privatization

Risk Watch  17/01/11

Dubai's Zabeel seeks debt restructuring as Dubai may seek to privatize assets

Dubai government-affiliated Zabeel group is seeking to restructure over US $1.6 in debt, as the government hints at privatization of infrastructure companies....
Risk Watch  01/12/10

Dubai considers selling off prized assets to pay debts

The announcement that Dubai is now planning to consider selling some of its assets is confirmation that the emirate has given up on trying to resolve its crisis with help from Abu Dhabi....
 
Risk Watch  27/10/10

Budapest’s New Mayor May Expand Public Control over City Utilities

István Tarlós, the governing Fidesz party’s brand-new mayor of Budapest, announced plans for a swift and wide-ranging review of private companies’ ownership contracts in city utilities....
Flash Report  18/10/10

Legal legacy of the sludge catastrophe

Unexpected crises are moments that can make or break political leaders. They either flounder around for solutions or rise to the occasion....
 
In-depth analysis  06/07/10

How Medicine May Break The Bank

In 2010, Hungary’s governing Fidesz party raised expectations for healthcare that are going to be hard to meet. If Fidesz fails to live up to them, an opportunity may open for the extreme right....
Risk Watch  17/05/10

Kuwaiti parliament passes privatization bill

The privatization law passed by the Kuwaiti parliament is a very important step in diversifying the Kuwaiti economy....
 
Risk Watch  19/02/10

Polish Plan to Tackle Budget Deficit and State Debt Revealed

The government presented its plan to tackle the budget deficit and soaring government debt at the beginning of February....
Political Forecast  15/02/10

Support for the Macedonian Government Remains High

The latest polls show the greatest number of Macedonians supporting the governing coalition, but some of them indicate the main opposition party is closing the gap....
 
Risk Warning  02/02/10

Parliament passes capital market law

The Kuwaiti parliament unanimously passed the first reading of the Capital Market bill that calls for stringent supervision and regulation of the Kuwait Stock Market....
Political Forecast  20/01/10

E.U. Beckons, Economy Bleakens in Montenegro

Montenegro in 2009 saw positive developments in its bid to EU-accession. However, the economic outlook hasn't improved for 2010, which forecasts numerous conflicts in the new year....
 
Flash Report  10/12/09

Political Turbulence in Croatia Hammers Hungary’s Mol

Croatia's government, opposition and media commentators are slamming MOL after uncovering what they consider irregularities in MOL's purchase of a 22% stake in Croatia's biggest energy company, INA....
Political Forecast  09/12/09

Privatization is in sight to mitigate the budget shortfall in Slovenia

Many economic analysts say Slovenia will not be able to avoid a new wave of privatization.Some assert that the government is already drawing up a list of companies in which to divest....
 
Political Forecast  09/12/09

Going into debt seems unavoidable for the Montenegrin government

Montenegro’s 2010 budget foresees an ever-narrowing range of financial resources as the crisis grinds on. The state will probably be forced to go into debt in order to keep fiscal equilibrium....
Risk Watch  23/11/09

Risk Factors that could hinder economic recovery in Poland

Poland’s economy showed surprising resilience to the crisis. However, some economic and political factors can still hold back the country's recovery and hamper economic growth after the crisis....
 
Risk Warning  11/11/09

Most Significant Risk Factors that Could Hinder Economic Recovery in Hungary

Large inactive population, high and badly structured state redistribution, corruption, possible ethnic tensions and the emergence of the far-right are the key risk factors in Hungary....
Chart of the Week  03/11/09

Polish Privatisation Revenues Appear to Be Overestimated

The Polish government wants to sell its stakes in several large companies to help restrain the country's widening budget deficit, but the plan is endangered by financial and political factors. Foreign...
 
Risk Warning  26/10/09

The Suez affair in Hungary: Fidesz and the foreign investors

The decision of the Fidesz-led municipal government to unilaterally terminate a contract with French Suez Environnement, minority owner of the municipal water works in Pécs raise political risks....
Political Forecast  19/10/09

Conflicts within MSZP consolidate the Hungarian PM's position

The break-up of the Budapest MSZP-SZDSZ coalition will not have a tangible effect on the passage of the 2010 budget, a majority of the SZDSZ faction in Parliament is expected to support the budget....
 
Political Forecast  07/10/09

Stable Montenegrin Government, worrisome economic trends

The government seems stable now, and the opposition is busy with themselves for now. However, the economic problems are growing continuously, and they could pose serious problems in the near future....
Risk Watch  05/10/09

Economic Optimism High in Poland

Poland's economy continues to grow, in contrast to other CEE countries....
 
 

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