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January 11, 2014

The Importance of Political Stability for Businesses

 

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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