Investor confidence "has been hurt" by terrorist attacks carried out in emerging economies rich in natural resources, an expert has warned.
Jordan Perry, a principal political risk analyst at Maplecroft, said:
Libya, Kenya and Egypt are among a handful of countries to witness a significant increase in risk...and investor confidence in key sectors, including tourism and oil and gas, has been hurt.
When faced with rising security costs and decreasing safety for their personnel, companies can, and do, reconsider their country-level commitments.
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