Czech RepublicOctober 2012 | Risk Summary
Our short-term political risk rating for the Czech Republic has fallen to 78.3 out of 100 this month from 80.0 previously. This comes as a result of the increasingly tenuous hold on power by the centre-right coalition government. Legislative elections held in October saw the opposition Czech Social Democratic Party (CSSD) and the resurgent Communist party gained the most votes on October 12. While the government has managed to cobble together last-minute support in previous votes of no confidence, there is a growing potential for the government to collapse before its term is up in 2014.
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