The country’s long-time president has rankled foreign miners with harsh restrictions and outright expropriation. Would a post-Chavez Venezuela be any different?
Articles Tagged "foreign investment"
Australia has a lot of agricultural products to offer the world. It just hasn’t decided what role foreign ownership will play in the agricultural boom that’s on its way.
Chromium – Kazakhstan’s government needs to simplify and clarify its investment regime and cut barriers for foreign investors if the country’s mining sector is to boom. About one percent of global investment in metals exploration currently goes to Kazakhstan, which is the world’s second-largest producer of chromium.
Rare Earth – As focus once again shifts to China’s clampdown on rare earth, many within the sector feel that the country is moving in the right direction.
Myanmar’s transition to democracy is already piquing the interest of international investors interested in the country’s hitherto unmapped and vastly unexplored natural resources sector. The country’s first mining summit for investors is being hosted in July, and some miners are already in talks with companies in Myanmar.
Resource nationalism in the form of restrictive legislation is on the rise in Indonesia, and is causing problems for those with stakes in the nation's mining industry.
Uranium – Uranium-Stocks.net reports foreign investment rules in the uranium industry is being relaxed by the Canadian government. With uranium prices continuing to slump, what’s the outlook for one of the world’s largest uranium producers? And how will relaxing foreign investment rules for uranium mining in Canada change the industry’s dynamics? For complete editorial, click here.