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Falkland Islands (Malvinas) risk brief


Falkland Islands (Malvinas) risk brief

Report summary

Geopolitics is a key risk for operators in the Falklands/Malvinas. British sovereignty is strongly disputed by Argentina, which has imposed an economic embargo that heightens the remoteness and exacerbates infrastructure and supply chain challenges.  Companies active in the islands are banned from investing in Argentina and employees could even be subject to criminal charges should they enter that country. Other risks are much less and the islands have a favourable business climate.

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  • Falkland Islands (Malvinas) risk brief PDF - 535.43 KB 10 Pages, 1 Tables, 4 Figures
  • Research methodology country and asset risk.pdf PDF - 251.22 KB

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  • Executive summary
  • Country risks
    • I. Access Risks
      • 1. Ease of entry
      • 2. Fiscal system
      • 3. Contract sanctity
      • 4. State presence
      • 5. Regulation
      • 6. Corruption
      • 7. Geopolitics
    • II. Development Risks
      • 8. Labour activism
      • 9. Natural hazards
      • 10. Civil unrest
      • 11. Security
      • 12. Environment
      • 13. Supply chain
      • 14. Local content
    • III. Commercialisation Risks
      • 15. Infrastructure
      • 16. Fiscal stability
      • 17. Pricing
      • 18. Currency risk
      • 19. Domestic market obligation
      • 20. Gas market access
      • 21. OPEC compliance
  • Risk matrix

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

  • Executive summary
    • Executive summary: Table 1
    • Asset Risk Index (ARI) forecast - Falklands/ Malvinas
    • Political map
  • Country risks
  • Risk matrix
    • Falklands/ Malvinas Risk Matrix - 2014
    • Location map
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