Country Risk

Kazakhstan Upheaval Exposes Fault Lines

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  • A wave of unrest in Kazakhstan has raised serious questions about the country’s medium- and long-term stability.
  • International oil companies (IOCs) active in the country's upstream are hoping that President Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev will leave their contracts untouched.
  • A major concern for investors is that a power struggle will burst into the open and cause more trouble in the weeks and months ahead.

The Issue

Security Risk , Opec/Opec-Plus, Military Conflict
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