on assignment, Astana

on assignment, Astana

Country risk

We help our clients understand the dynamics of new markets. They will have done their own research, evaluated the opportunities and formed a strategy. They will have read many published country papers and indices. They turn to Alaco for a realistic, current evaluation of the situation on the ground – the political context, the rule of law, the regulatory environment, the competition, the key influencers – tailored to their mission.

We carry out research, check facts and talk to our sources. Where we don’t have relevant sources, we find new ones. The result is a bespoke, detailed and objective analysis of the business environment.  Our clients then make their own commercial decisions.

Recent examples include an assessment of the impact of elections on mining licences in West Africa; an analysis of the burgeoning commercial opportunities in Myanmar; a review of the key business figures in a North African country post-Arab Spring; and an analysis of the regulatory environment affecting telecommunications in Saudi Arabia.