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Risk managers have a list of factors to weigh in deciding where to do business or in managing risks in the countries where they already have operations. (Photo: iStock)

Looking back, 2017 was a year filled with natural disasters — hurricanes, floods, earthquakes and wildfires — as well as man-made risks such as the Manchester terror attack and the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy in the United Kingdom.

As the global economy becomes more intertwined, companies need to know which countries are best for doing business and which ones are the most risky. In addition, if you’re already doing business in a particular country, you need to know what risks to anticipate in 2018.

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Rosalie Donlon

Rosalie Donlon is the editor in chief of ALM's insurance and tax publications, including NU Property & Casualty magazine and NU PropertyCasualty360.com. You can contact her at [email protected]

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