India’s position remained constant in Eurasia Group’s latest ranking of 24 countries based on political risk. The country’s score stayed at 63 in September, with an outlook that had in the previous month been reduced to neutral from positive.
“The government will release food from warehoused stocks and increase imports to moderate food inflation,” said Eurasia Group.
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Inflation, which climbed to 0.93% based on wholesale prices in the week ended 3 October, is a key determinant of the direction of interest rates as economic growth accelerates. South Korea maintained its place at the top and Pakistan at the bottom of the rankings.
The index is a composite measure of a country’s government, society, security and economy.
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While the score indicates stability or instability for the month gone by (September, in this case), the outlook (positive, negative or netural) indicates which way the scores will move.
Mint has partnered with Eurasia Group for the Global Political Risk Index (GPRI) and runs this every month.
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