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Video: Obvious hot spots not only geopolitical risks

Your business faces unparalleled geopolitical risks today, but you can mitigate those risks to shape a positive future.

Geopolitical risks have real repercussions for businesses, and the global scenario for 2016 will only increase vulnerabilities to investments and operations. These interconnected risks are not just emerging from the usual “hotspots” such as the Middle East, either. The strain will be felt worldwide: multiple governments in South America are under extreme stress; a worldwide commodities dip is rattling the foundations of even major economies. In the assessment of Jim Thomas, Head of Credit & Political Risk, Zurich Insurance Group, the state of play is challenging, but businesses that focus on becoming more resilient will be best positioned for future success.

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The Global Risks Report 2016

The Global Risks Report 2016: Executive Summary