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Country risk contributors for September 2006

Our thanks go to the analysts and economists and institutions below who contributed to the Political Risk and Economic Performance ratings and did not wish to remain anonymous.

Barbara Huynh-Dernovsek, UBS AG;
Sruti Patel, Afrinvest;
Claudia Zauchinger, Erstre Bank;
Kate Davies, D&B;
Alex Durrer, LGT Capital Management;
Gregor Eder, Dresdner Bank AG;
Thierry Apoteker, TAC Applied Economic and Financial Research;
William Dugan, Summit Analytical Associates;
Ladan Mahboobi, Royal Bank of Canada;
Sylvia Griesman at Coface at;
Luigi Ruggerone, Banca Intesa;
Saruhan Hatipoglu, Business Environment Risk Intelligence (BERI);
Stefan Frank, Helaba;
Hans Slock, ONDD;
Cyril Widdershoven, Mediterranean Energy Political Risk Consultancy;
William Dugan, Summit Analytical Associates;
Takeshi Shigeoka, Nomura Securities;
Richard Segal, Argo Capital;
YiYi Lu, The Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House;
Mauro Toldo, DekaBank/Deutsche Girozentrale;
Rashna Writer, Merchant International Group;
Olena Bilan, Dragon Capital;
Linda Yueh, London School of Economics;
Naoko Oka, Sumitomo Shoji Research Institute;
John Thomas, Harvard University;
Gerhard Kinzelberger, Oesterreichische Kontrollbank AG;
Plamen Pantev, Institute for Security and International Studies (ISIS);
Mehrdad Parhizkar, Atieh Bahar;
Marco Lier, Swiss RE;
Robert Barlow, WILLIS.;
Denise Youngblood Coleman,

Robert Kelly and Ryan Jennings, CountryWatch Inc;
Simon Sole, Exclusive Analysis Limited;
Jane Kinninmont, Business Monitor International;
James McLeod-Hatch and team, AKE Ltd.;

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