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    of or in, definite article?

    Hello everyone

    I'd like to ask 2 things about the following sentence.

    Basic risks of the XXX’s cotton industry are as follows:

    XXX is the name of the country.

    1. Which preposition is more appropriate -- of or in, i.e. 'risks of' or 'risks in'?

    2. Do I need "the" before "basic"? It's the first sentence in the section of the report and "risks" have not been mentioned before.

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    Re: of or in, definite article?

    "Risks of" is okay, but "risks to" is probably better.

    Say:
    The basic risks to XXX's cotton industry....

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