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Overseas Business Risk

Information for UK businesses on how to identify and guard against security and political risks when trading overseas.

The Overseas Business Risks guides provide information for businesses on potential risks when trading in the countries listed below. These cover political and economic risks, human rights issues, bribery, terrorism, criminal activity, and intellectual property.

See also information on Bribery and corruption - UK anti-bribery policy, Cyber security guidance for business, Crime and fraud prevention for businesses in international trade, Guidance for businesses operating in high risk environments, Intellectual property - general guidance, Protecting your UK intellectual property abroad and Human Rights.

For more information on protective security, visit NaCTSO and CPNI.

For up-to-date and useful information on the political and economic environment in over 20 high growth markets please visit our FCO Political and Economic Updates.

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Africa

  1. Overseas Business Risk - Algeria

    • Guidance
  2. Overseas Business Risk - Angola

    • Guidance
  3. Overseas Business Risk - Cote D'Ivoire

    • Guidance
  4. Overseas Business Risk - Ethiopia

    • Guidance
  5. Overseas Business Risk – Ghana

    • Guidance
  6. Overseas Business Risk - Gabon

    • Guidance
  7. Overseas Business Risk - Kenya

    • Guidance
  8. Overseas Business Risk - Mauritius

    • Guidance
  9. Overseas Business Risk - Morocco

    • Guidance
  10. Overseas Business Risk - Mozambique

    • Guidance
  11. Overseas Business Risk - Namibia

    • Guidance
  12. Overseas Business Risk – Sierra Leone

    • Guidance
  13. Overseas Business Risk - South Africa

    • Guidance
  14. Overseas Business Risk - Uganda

    • Guidance
  15. Overseas Business Risk - Senegal

    • Research and analysis
  16. Overseas Business Risk – Zambia

    • Guidance

Americas

  1. Overseas Business Risk - Argentina

    • Research and analysis
  2. Overseas Business Risk - Brazil

    • Guidance
  3. Overseas Business Risk - Barbados

    • Guidance
  4. Overseas Business Risk - Chile

    • Guidance
  5. Overseas Business Risk - Colombia

    • Guidance
  6. Overseas Business Risk – Dominican Republic

    • Guidance
  7. Overseas Business Risk - Ecuador

    • Guidance
  8. Overseas Business Risk - Mexico

    • Guidance
  9. Overseas Business Risk - Panama

    • Guidance
  10. Overseas Business Risk – Trinidad & Tobago

    • Guidance
  11. Overseas Business Risk - Venezuela

    • Guidance
  12. Overseas Business Risk - Peru

    • Guidance

Asia

  1. Overseas Business Risk - Bangladesh

    • Guidance
  2. Overseas Business Risk - China

    • Guidance
  3. Overseas Business Risk - Hong Kong

    • Guidance
  4. Overseas Business Risk - India

    • Guidance
  5. Overseas Business Risk - Indonesia

    • Guidance
  6. Overseas Business Risk - Japan

    • Research and analysis
  7. Overseas Business Risk - Kazakhstan

    • Guidance
  8. Overseas Business Risk - Malaysia

    • Guidance
  9. Overseas Business Risk - Nepal

    • Guidance
  10. Overseas Business Risk - Pakistan

    • Guidance
  11. Overseas Business Risk - Philippines

    • Guidance
  12. Overseas Business Risk - Singapore

    • Guidance
  13. Overseas Business Risk – South Korea

    • Guidance
  14. Overseas Business Risk – Sri Lanka

    • Guidance
  15. Overseas Business Risk - Taiwan

    • Guidance
  16. Overseas Business Risk - Thailand

    • Guidance
  17. Overseas Business Risk - Turkmenistan

    • Guidance
  18. Overseas Business Risk - Vietnam

    • Guidance

Europe

  1. Overseas Business Risk - Austria

    • Guidance
  2. Overseas Business Risk - Belgium

    • Guidance
  3. Overseas Business Risk - Bosnia and Herzegovina

    • Guidance
  4. Overseas Business Risk - Croatia

    • Guidance
  5. Overseas Business Risk - Czech Republic

    • Guidance
  6. Overseas Business Risk - Estonia

    • Guidance
  7. Overseas Business Risk - Finland

    • Guidance
  8. Overseas Business Risk - France

    • Guidance
  9. Overseas Business Risk - Germany

    • Guidance
  10. Overseas Business Risk - Greece

    • Guidance
  11. Overseas Business Risk - Hungary

    • Guidance
  12. Overseas Business Risk - Italy

    • Guidance
  13. Overseas Business Risk - Latvia

    • Guidance
  14. Overseas Business Risk - Lithuania

    • Guidance
  15. Overseas Business Risk - Luxembourg

    • Guidance
  16. Overseas Business Risk - Macedonia

    • Guidance
  17. Overseas Business Risk - Norway

    • Guidance
  18. Overseas Business Risk - Poland

    • Guidance
  19. Overseas Business Risk - Portugal

    • Guidance
  20. Overseas Business Risk - Romania

    • Guidance
  21. Overseas Business Risk - Russia

    • Guidance
  22. Overseas Business Risk - Serbia

    • Guidance
  23. Overseas Business Risk - Slovakia

    • Guidance
  24. Overseas Business Risk - Slovenia

    • Guidance
  25. Overseas Business Risk - Spain

    • Guidance
  26. Overseas Business Risk - Sweden

    • Guidance
  27. Overseas Business Risk - Switzerland

    • Guidance
  28. Overseas Business Risk - Turkey

    • Guidance
  29. Overseas Business Risk - Ukraine

    • Guidance

Middle East

  1. Overseas Business Risk - Bahrain

    • Guidance
  2. Overseas Business Risk - Israel

    • Guidance
  3. Overseas Business Risk - Kuwait

    • Guidance
  4. Overseas Business Risk - Lebanon

    • Guidance
  5. Overseas Business Risk - Saudi Arabia

    • Guidance
  6. Overseas Business Risk - The Occupied Palestinian Territories

    • Guidance
  7. Overseas Business Risk - Qatar

    • Guidance
  8. Overseas Business Risk – United Arab Emirates

    • Guidance
  9. Overseas Business Risk - Tunisia

    • Guidance
  10. Overseas Business Risk - Iraq

    • Guidance

Oceania

  1. Overseas Business Risk - Australia

    • Guidance
  2. Overseas Business Risk – New Zealand

    • Guidance