Uranium – Major companies like AREVA and Cameco understand how important it is to mitigate risks such as fighting in Mali and Nigerian resource nationalism by geographically diversifying their assets.
Articles Tagged "Resource nationalism"
The country’s long-time president has rankled foreign miners with harsh restrictions and outright expropriation. Would a post-Chavez Venezuela be any different?
The Commodity Investor highlights the best ways to get started on investing in Kazakhstan's oil industry.
Today’s tough resource markets are weighing on deal making, but cash-rich miners are still spotting attractive opportunities. And gold companies could be especially ripe for takeovers.
Gas – The Wall Street Journal reported that Tanzania plans to review the contracts of more than 20 oil and gas exploration companies as a result of a recent slew of natural gas discoveries in the country.
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.
Platinum – Impala Platinum struck a deal to transfer the majority of its Zimbabwe operation to nationals. Did other miners run out of time?
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.
As Mongolia's parliamentary elections approach, investors are wondering how far the country's politicians are willing to move towards resource nationalism.
Copper – International interest in African copper is on the rise, particularly in South Africa, Zambia, and the Congo, despite a rise in the price of copper and increased scrutiny of mining activities from African governments.