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    What are the five main types of political risk? How might each affect international business activities?

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    Vorton (2010) specified the types of political risk as:

    - Conflict and Violence
    - Terrorism and Kidnapping
    - Property Seizure
    - Policy Changes
    - Local Content Requirements

    Conflict and violence discourages the growth of international business as consumers and investors will move to more conflict-free and violence-free areas.

    Terrorism and kidnapping is bad for business. Many foreign investors are targets for kidnapping since they have the resources to pay the ransom.

    Property seizure is ...

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    The solution identifies the main types of political risks.