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Chile risk brief

Chile risk brief

Report summary

Important above ground risks include the dominance of the state-owned oil company, ENAP, tax increases and the extended supply chain. Also, there is no access to international markets for either oil or gas; oil is sold to ENAP at reasonable prices but gas is all sold locally, much of it at a low price. Other potential issues include labour activism and environmental regulation. Chile has long been a model of economic stability, and presents an attractive investment climate.

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  • Chile risk brief PDF - 1.07 MB 12 Pages, 1 Tables, 4 Figures
  • Research methodology country and asset risk.pdf PDF - 251.22 KB


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  • Executive summary
    • Asset Risk Index (ARI) forecast - Chile
  • Country risks
    • 1. Ease of entry
    • 2. Fiscal system
    • 3. Contract sanctity
    • 4. State presence
    • 5. Regulation
    • 6. Corruption
    • 7. Geopolitics
    • 8. Labour activism
    • 9. Natural hazards
    • 10. Civil unrest
    • 11. Security
    • 12. Environment
    • 13. Supply chain
    • 14. Local content
    • 15. Infrastructure
    • 16. Fiscal stability
    • 17. Pricing
    • 18. Currency risk
    • 19. Domestic market obligation
    • 20. Gas market access
    • 21. OPEC affiliation
  • Risk matrix

In this report there are 5 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • Executive summary: Table 1
    • Executive summary: Image 1
    • Political map
  • Country risks
  • Risk matrix
    • Chile Risk Matrix - 2015
    • Location map
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