USA: Expropriation risk, (1=low, 7=high): For that indicator, Credendo Group provides data for the USA from 2014 to 2016. The average value for the USA during that period was 1 index points with a minumum of 1 index points in 2014 and a maximum of 1 index points in 2014. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Definition: Risk of expropriation and government action = The risk of expropriation and government action covers the risks of expropriation, breach of contract by the government, a possible negative change of attitude towards foreign investors, and also risks related to the functioning of the judiciary system. Countries are classified into seven categories: from 1 (low risk) to 7 (high risk).