List of Figures
1.2 List of Figures
Figure 1: Flashback (January to June 2018) 6
Figure 2: Key Events: July - December 2018 7
Figure 3: Global Growth and Inflation 8
Figure 4: Risk Movement Q1 2018 9
Figure 5: GCRI - Global Risk Heat Map 11
Figure 6: Global Risk Score - Q1 2018 12
Figure 7: Global Risk - At a Glance 13
Figure 8: Regional Risks in Terms of Likelihood 14
Figure 9: Regional GDP Growth Rates: 2018 15
Figure 10: Regional Risk Scores: Q1 2018 16
Figure 11: Nations with Lowest Political Risk in Asia-Pacific 17
Figure 12: Nations with Highest Political Risk in Asia-Pacific 17
Figure 13: Nations with Lowest Economic Risk in Asia-Pacific 18
Figure 14: Nations with Highest Economic Risk in Asia-Pacific 19
Figure 15: Real GDP Growth Rate - Key Asean Nations 20
Figure 16: Key Regional Indices 21
Figure 17: China’s Debt Reached 256% of GDP in 2017 21
Figure 18: Nations with Lowest Social Risk in Asia-Pacific 22
Figure 19: Nations with Highest Social Risk in Asia-Pacific 22
Figure 20: Nations with Lowest Technological Risk in Asia-Pacific 23
Figure 21: Nations with Highest Technological Risk in Asia-Pacific 23
Figure 22: Nations with lowest legal risk in Asia-Pacific 24
Figure 23: Nations with highest legal risk in Asia-Pacific 24
Figure 24: Nations with Lowest Environmental Risk in Asia-Pacific 25
Figure 25: Nations with Highest Environmental Risk in Asia-Pacific 25
Figure 26: Regional Risks in Terms of Likelihood 28
Figure 27: Regional GDP Growth Rates: 2018 29
Figure 28: Regional Risk Scores: Q1 2018 30
Figure 29: Nations with Lowest Political Risk in Europe 31
Figure 30: Nations with Highest Political Risk in Europe 31
Figure 31: Euro Sentiments Rises Across the EU 32
Figure 32: Nations with Lowest Economic Risk in Europe 33
Figure 33: Nations with Highest Economic Risk in Europe 33
Figure 34: Market Sentiments in Euro Area 34
Figure 35: Real GDP Growth Rate - Key European Nation 35
Figure 36: Key Regional Indices 36
Figure 37: Nations with Lowest Social Risk in Europe 37
Figure 38: Nations with Highest Social Risk in Europe 37
Figure 39: Nations with Lowest Technological Risk in Europe 38
Figure 40: Nations with Highest Technological Risk in Europe 38
Figure 41: Nations with Lowest Legal Risk in Europe 39
Figure 42: Nations with Highest Legal Risk in Europe 39
Figure 43: Nations with Lowest Environmental Risk in Europe 40
Figure 44: Nations with Highest Environmental Risk in Europe 40
Figure 45: Regional Risks in Terms of Likelihood 43
Figure 46: Regional GDP Growth Rates: 2018 44
Figure 47: Regional Risk Scores: Q1 2018 45
Figure 48: Nations with Lowest Political Risk in Americas 46
Figure 49: Nations with Highest Political Risk in Americas 46
Figure 50: Nations with Lowest Economic Risk in Americas 48
Figure 51: Nations with Highest Economic Risk in Americas 48
Figure 52: Real GDP Growth Rate - Key American Nations 49
Figure 53: Key Regional Indices 50
Figure 54: Nations with Lowest Social Risk in Americas 51
Figure 55: Nations with Highest Social Risk in Americas 51
Figure 56: Nations with Lowest Technological Risk in Americas 52
Figure 57: Nations with Highest Technological Risk in Americas 52
Figure 58: Nations with Lowest Legal Risk in Americas 53
Figure 59: Nations with Highest Legal Risk in Americas 53
Figure 60: Nations with Lowest Environmental Risk in Americas 54
Figure 61: Nations with Highest Environmental Risk in Americas 54
Figure 62: Regional Risks in Terms of Likelihood 57
Figure 63: Regional GDP Growth Rates: 2018 58
Figure 64: Regional Risk Scores: Q1 2018 59
Figure 65: Nations with Lowest Political Risk in MEA 60
Figure 66: Nations with Highest Political Risk in MEA 60
Figure 67: Nations with Lowest Economic Risk in MEA 62
Figure 68: Nations with Highest Economic Risk in MEA 62
Figure 69: Real GDP Growth Rate - Key Nations in MEA 63
Figure 70: Nations with Lowest Social Risk in MEA 64
Figure 71: Nations with Highest Social Risk in MEA 64
Figure 72: Nations with Lowest Technological Risk in MEA 65
Figure 73: Nations with Highest Technological Risk in MEA 65
Figure 74: Nations with Lowest Legal Risk in MEA 66
Figure 75: Nations with Highest Legal Risk in MEA 66
Figure 76: Nations with Lowest Environmental Risk in MEA 67
Figure 77: Nations with Highest Environmental Risk in MEA 67
Figure 78: Country Ranking and Scores, Europe 70
Figure 79: Country Ranking and Scores, Americas 71
Figure 80: Country Ranking and Scores, Asia Pacific 72
Figure 81: Country Ranking and Scores, Middle East and Africa 73
Figure 82: Broad Categories and Weights Behind the Index 75


List of Tables
1.1 List of Tables
Table 1: Asia Pacific Region - Risk Highlights 16
Table 2: Key Economic Variables - Asia-Pacific 19
Table 3: Europe - Risk Highlights 30
Table 4: Key Economic Variables - Europe Region 34
Table 5: Americas - Risk Highlights 45
Table 6: Key Economic Variables - Americas 49
Table 7: Middle East and Africa - Key Highlights 59
Table 8: Key Economic Variables 63
Table 9: GCRI - Methodology and Sources 76