The risk of loss or damage due to government regulations, regime changes, nationalization of industries, and war, among others.
You pay a visit to a developing nation which is home to unique archaeological sites.
A political coup ensues, forcing you to evacuate and leave behind all your possessions.
You are able to get a very close look at the most exciting archaeological digs in the world.
The risk of loss or damage due to government legislation.
The risk that a sovereign government will not pay its debts.
The risk that funds situated in another country will be frozen.
A combination of risks inherent in dealing with another nation. Includes foreign exchange (FX) risk, sovereign risk, transfer risk, legislative risk, political risk.