The Importance of Political Stability for Businesses

January 11th, 2014
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Companies looking to expand into new territories should focus on the Political Stability and Absence of Violence indicator, measured by the World Bank. According to Carrie Lennard, Business Environment Manager at Euromonitor, the indicator factors a country’s political problems and the likelihood its government will be overthrown. Lennard gives a breakdown of the countries ranked highest and lowest in 2013 and explains the impact the Arab Spring had on the rankings.

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Carrie Lennard

Carrie Lennard has been the Business Environment Manager at Euromonitor International since 2011. She holds a BA French and German from Sheffield University and a Bachelor of Laws from University of Law. She has a particular interest in the impact of business environment changes on consumer industries.