For that indicator, we provide data for Guyana from 2014 to 2019. The average value for Guyana during that period was 4 index points with a minimum of 4 index points in 2014 and a maximum of 4 index points in 2014.
The latest value from 2019 is 4 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 177
countries is 3 index points.
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Definition: The risk of expropriation encompasses all discriminatory measures taken by a host government which deprive the investor of its investment without any adequate compensation; for the purpose of analysing the expropriation risk, events of embargo, change of (legal) regime and denial of justice are included.
In order to assess the expropriation risk Credendo not only assesses the risk attached to expropriation as such, but also the functioning of legal institutions in the host country and the probability of a negative change in attitude towards foreign investments.
Countries are classified into seven categories: from 1 (low risk) to 7 (high risk).