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GCR publishes the Country Risk Score for Gabon and Senegal

GCR Ratings (“GCR”) has published the Country Risk Score for Gabon and Senegal. The Country Risk assessment, which is a key part of the operating environment score, interacts with GCR ratings in four ways. Firstly, the country risk scores create the foundation for the Anchor Credit Evaluator (the mapping table, see the Criteria for the GCR Ratings Framework and the interactive online map at

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GCR publishes the Country Risk Score for Nigeria

Nigeria’s country risk score of 3.75 balances its strong economic base, supported by significant natural resources and large population, against low wealth levels, moderately weak institutional scores and currently restrained economic growth. Nigeria is one of Africa’s three largest economies, with a population of approximately 190mln people and contributing around 19% of continental GDP.