This factsheet overviews Brazil’s economy including taxation, infrastructure development, labor relations, inbound and outbound investment.
Among all the mining countries of the world, Canada is still among the mightiest. The country’s vast territory – the world’s second largest – holds enormous reserves of metals and minerals.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) mining sector presents a high-risk high-return opportunity. The country has a unique position with substantial untapped gold, cobalt and high-grade copper reserves, but equally significant are the political and security risks accentuated by a lack of robust infrastructure.
Guinea has some of the world’s largest high-grade bauxite and iron ore reserves, but has been largely unable to benefit from its mineral resources, due to sustained instability, political risks and lack of infrastructure.
The country has abundant metals and minerals, especially in its northern desert region. None of these is more important than copper, for which Chile is widely known as the world’s number one producer.
Myanmar has a strong foundation for high growth based on the demographic of the population, providing an attractive low-cost workforce.
Mexico has large reserves of accessible mineral wealth. The country is the largest producer of silver in the world. In addition, it ranks among the top 10-world producers of gold, fluorite, bismuth, celestite, wollastonite, lead, molybdenum, diatomite, cadmium, graphite, baryte, salt, gypsum, manganese and zinc.
Peru is the world’s third largest producer of copper, after Chile and China, and holds the third-largest copper reserves. Peru is also the third largest producer of silver in the world, and the sixth largest producer of gold. The country also has significant reserves of coal, iron ore, silver, tin, sulfur and zinc.