Mexico’s Security outlook: Extortion, theft and sea robbery risks to watch in 2021

Online event
Monday, 22 February 2021
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    • Carlos Cardenas, Director, Latin America Country Risk, IHS Markit
    • Kari Pries PhD, Senior Analyst, IHS Markit
  • Marine & Energy webinar

In this IIL marine & energy webinar, Carlos Cardenas discussed the main security-related risks affecting companies that operate in Mexico.

Companies that operate in Mexico face diverse security-related risks, ranging from extortion and cargo theft to kidnapping and death and injury risks. This webinar looked at some of the key organised-crime related trends to watch in Mexico in 2021, focusing particularly on risks to key sectors such as road and rail cargo theft, sea robberies throughout Mexico’s coast, as well as property damage risks associated to organised crime in Mexico.

By the end of this webinar members would have gained an insight into:

  • Key drivers of organised crime in Mexico
  • Latest drug-cartel turf wars hotspots
  • Outlook for key risks such as extortion, kidnapping and cargo theft in Mexico
  • Maritime security outlook
  • Online event

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