Report: Business risk increased in 2012
BDI Coface pegged the overall risk at slightly above average internationally. A rating of 6 is considered average and the general rating for the economy came in at 6.32, the company said.
The combined business risk index for 2012, which was issued yesterday by the business data firm BDI Coface, shows an overall 6% increase in business risk here. The sector with the riskiest business environment was the restaurant and cafe industry. The industry where the risk was deemed least risky was the chemicals industry.