The Handbook of Country Risk 2005

The Handbook of Country Risk 2005 – the Risks and Opportunities in Global Business

LONDON — The developing security situation in Iraq and Ukraine’s unexpected “Orange Revolution” clearly illustrate how the risks to international trade change rapidly and often dramatically. The Handbook of Country Risk 2005-2006 is a vital companion to managers and entrepreneurs concerned with international trade and investment, and finance professionals in banking, insurance and reinsurance.

Published by GMB Publishing Ltd., in collaboration with Coface, a world leader in credit protection and insurable business rating, the 7th edition of The Handbook of Country Risk 2005-2006 provides authoritative and up-to-date analysis of the risks involved in trading with or investing in 151 countries. Each country entry includes

–An authoritative risk assessment

–A description of the country’s strengths and weaknesses

–Information on conditions for market access

–Foreign exchange regulations and attitudes to foreign investors

–The main economic indicators, such as import-export data, private/public consumption breakdown, standard of living and purchasing power statistics.

In addition to individual country profiles and risk analyses, The Handbook of Country Risk 2005-2006 provides an outlook for 2005-2006 and incisive sectoral and regional overviews.

Choice Magazine called the 2004 Handbook “valuable” and “(h)ighly recommended”. The Handbook of Country Risk 2005-2006 promises to be even more stimulating.

The Global Market Briefings series is the ultimate country-by-country information resource for managers, analysts, entrepreneurs and international businesses. The series includes books on the ten new EU member states, as well as other emerging markets.

Coface, with over 83,000 clients in 93 countries, is a world leader in credit protection and number one in insurable business ratings with @rating ( It is also a leader in the provision of credit information, drawn from its global network of offices and partnerships, and from an astounding database – updated in real time – of 44 million companies.

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Phone: 800-232-0223 Fax: 703-661-1501 Price: $130.00 – Paperback – 1 905050 09 7 – 426 pages – 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 A PDF version is also available. Published by Global Market Briefings in May 2005. *T

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