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Country Insight Solutions

Identify risk and opportunity around the world. Click on any country to view its risk assessment for the current month. Select a date to view past heat maps.

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Comprehensive Country Intelligence for evaluating risk & opportunities across the globe

Whether you are involved in financial risk analysis, strategic investment decisioning or supply chain management, understanding the changing commercial environment is crucial for effective risk mitigation and strategic decision making.

D&B's Country Insight solutions monitor changes in the business environment of individual countries and forecast country-wide developments which may affect the level of risk or provide opportunities in the short to medium term.

Enterprise wide benefits:

The solutions offered by D&B provide accessible, broad and deep insight into the core issues affecting a country, both now and into the longer-term. They also offer the following benefits:

  • Identify risk associated with conducting commerce in specific regions.
  • View country risk exposure levels clearly highlighted in interactive global maps.
  • Assess supplier risk exposure by country with supply base views and supplier details.
  • Access extensive research on countries with comprehensive and summary country risk reports.
  • Tailored one-stop-country intelligence solution for the whole organisation.
  • Focus on Country, Regional and Global level insight.
  • Identification of key factors based on commercially-focused analysis.
  • Commercially relevant and ‘decision-ready’ recommendations.
  • ‘At-a-glance’ Risk Indicators.
  • Simple integration of D&B’s Country Intelligence and Insight into your decision making.

 

D&B’s Country Insight solutions are compiled by a team of high-skilled analysts using exclusive aggregated micro-level data from D&B’s global network of reporting offices and worldwide database of over 265 million company records. That information is further supported by national and international agencies such as the International Monetary Fund, World Bank, and other multilateral organisations.

Product Solutions

There are a range of Country Insight Solutions that can be utilised for your organisation’s needs. For more information about the difference in the product lines, please see the product features chart.

Products

Country Insight Snapshot (CIS)

Country Insight Reports (CIR)

Country Risk Module – Integrated Solutions

Summary

Monthly/Bi-monthly Snapshot view of a single country’s cross-border risk exposure focusing on the Political, Commercial and Macroeconomic environments. Guide to payment terms and delays.

Quarterly updated in-depth analysis of a single country’s risks and opportunities in relation to the global and regional business environment. Current, short-term and long-term recommendations.

The Country Risk Module expands on the company level risk insight by placing it within the context of Global risk. Providing both “at-a-glance” dashboards & access to in-depth country insight reports.

Uses

Evaluating operational environments, monitoring fluctuations in exchange rates, assessing payment term changes – allowing expert knowledge & commercially relevant forecasts.

Strategic investment decisions, financial risk analysis, supply chain management – allowing effective risk mitigation & strategic decision making.

Assessing headline risk profiles across supplier/customer portfolios and analysis on an individual country/company detail perspective

At a glance risk indicators (D&B’s Country Risk Rating)

 

Including rating history

 

Information on each country includes

Risk indicators, rating trends, core outlook, key development, economic indicators, trade & commercial environment, trade & transfer situation, risk & opportunities

*For more detailed analysis please see Country Insight Reports

Risk indicators, headline issues & key recommendations, risk & opportunities, detailed analysis of core elements, country perspective

Both Country Insight Snapshot (CIS) and Country Insight Reports (CIR) information is available (please see left)

Level of coverage

Country Level

Country, Regional & Global level

Country, Regional & Global level

Format

Web, customer hosted

Web, customer hosted

Web, customer hosted, option of e-alerts & print (International Risk & Payment Review)

Subscription services

Available on D&B’s: Supplier Portfolio Manager (SPM), Supplier Risk Manager (SRM), Portfolio Manager (PM), MyD&B.com, Country Risk platform

Transactional services

Available on D&B’s: MyD&B.com, DNBi.com, D&B Access, DBIA

E-Alerts

Optional Optional Optional

Commercial & ‘decision-ready’ recommendations

     

Forward looking analysis

     

Additional offerings

Optional integration to enterprise solutions, data only solutions (DaaS), consulting

 

Reports:

Country Insight Report (CIR)

Quarterly updated in-depth analysis of a single country’s risk & opportunities in relation to the global and regional business environment.

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Country Insight Snapshot (CIS)

This frequently updated report provides a snapshot view of a single country’s cross-border risk exposure, focusing on the political, commercial and macroeconomic environments.

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Collections of Reports:

International Risk & Payment Review (IRPR)

The IRPR is a monthly updated subscription service (minimum 12 months) to our Country Insight Snapshot (CIS) reports - a vital tool in the evaluation and control of risk when it is necessary to monitor multiple countries or obtain an overview of a particular region.

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Data products:

WorldWatch data feed

Provides monthly Country ratings and headlines in a data format.

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