Geopolitical Risk

Geopolitical Risk Resources

The organizations and websites below feature significant data related to the economic, cultural, and security status of countries and regions around the world. Each provides a unique area of focus, and methodologies differ across organizations. 

Importantly, if you are making a significant investment decision in a new region or country, it is a best practice to examine the current local market exposure to geopolitical risk factors closely. Infortal Worldwide offers bespoke country risk analysis and reporting that covers a wide range of global risks. 

When entering new markets, it is also important to gain a deep understanding of who you are doing business with. Infortal Worldwide provides due diligence investigation services aimed at uncovering any hidden risks related to new partners or executives located overseas. In fact, we have access to a network spanning 160 countries worldwide. This covers both business due diligence and executive due diligence investigations

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The World Bank supplies a wealth of data related to GDP levels and sustainability goals. This is helpful in comparing key economic factors between countries.

The US Department of State Consular Bureau provides extensive information related to travel and country conditions around the world.

“Transparency International is a global movement working in over 100 countries to end the injustice of corruption.”

The index provides data comparing countries based on the level of corruption.

“The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) leads global action to tackle money laundering, terrorist and proliferation financing.”

The organization provides information regarding the financial crime controls in a given country.

The International Property Rights Index (IPRI) is the flagship publication of Property Rights Alliance. The IPRI scores the underlining institutions of a strong property rights regime: the legal and political environment, physical property rights, and intellectual property rights. It is the world’s only index entirely dedicated to the measurement of intellectual and physical property rights.

“Freedom House works to defend human rights and promote democratic change, with a focus on political rights and civil liberties. [They] act as a catalyst for freedom through a combination of analysis, advocacy, and action.”

The organization provides country ranking information.

“Global Insights provides international business and trade information on over 200 countries, the 50 U.S. states, as well as nearly two dozen industry sectors, and many of the world’s trade blocs.”

“The World Factbook provides basic intelligence on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, environment, communications, transportation, military, terrorism, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.”

The International Trade Administration provides a set of country commercial guides that include an overview of key country-specific investment information.

The World Economic Forum maintains an intelligence page that provides strategic insight into key international developments.

“The Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") of the US Department of the Treasury administers and enforces economic and trade sanctions based on US foreign policy and national security goals against targeted foreign countries and regimes, terrorists, international narcotics traffickers, those engaged in activities related to the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, and other threats to the national security, foreign policy or economy of the United States.”

“FinCEN’s mission is to safeguard the financial system from illicit use and combat money laundering and promote national security through the collection, analysis, and dissemination of financial intelligence and strategic use of financial authorities.”

A Department of Homeland Security Emeritus Center of Excellence led by the University of Maryland with a wealth of resources related to terrorism.

“The Terrorism, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center [TraCCC], at George Mason University's Schar School of Policy and Government, is the first U.S. center solely focused on understanding the interplay between terrorism, transnational crime, and corruption, and aims to inform policy, research, and training in this vital arena.”

“The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) is the world’s oldest and the UK’s leading defense and security think tank.”

“The United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945. Currently made up of 193 Member States, the UN and its work are guided by the purposes and principles contained in its founding Charter.”

A major source of development financing for Latin America, the site maintains an extensive knowledge center with publications covering a wide range of economic development topics.

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