South America

8 whitepapers and resources

South America

Venezuela: A land of risks and opportunities

Venezuela is clearly a market with many risks, but change is coming and it will create opportunities. This article highlights some potential growth opportunities and why political risk and credit insurance are important tools in providing assurances to potential investors.

The return of nationalism

From Trump’s “America First” to the ever-looming Brexit, nationalist movements have been making steady gains across the globe in recent years. This article sheds light on the political risk landscape in Europe, Sri Lanka and Brazil.

Risks and opportunities in South Africa and Chile

Recent changes in leadership in South Africa and Chile have significant implications for businesses and their insurance management programmes. Emma Radcliffe, UK project manager – Emerging Markets, and Claudia Thyme, Director Emerging Markets Development, at XL Catlin shed light on the changes.

Global catastrophe recap: March 2017

Impact Forecasting evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred worldwide during March 2017. Topics covered: extensive severe weather hits the United States; Cyclone Debbie impacts Australia; proclaimed ‘coastal El Niño’ affects South America.

Global catastrophe recap: April 2016

Global economy suffers worst April severe weather losses for five years, according to Aon's catastrophe study. Impact Forecasting continuously tracks the worldwide natural disaster perils and aggregates the insured and economic losses for each region in this monthly report.