May 2014 Analysis

Industry Trend Analysis - Las Bambas In Chinese Hands: What Significance? - MAY 2014

The recent USD5.8bn sale of Glencore Xstrata's Las Bambas copper project to a Chinese consortium underscores several key themes in the mining industry. Specifically, structural shortfalls in domestic production will underpin China's push for resource investment globally and this chase for mining assets should establish a firm platform for mergers and acquisitions in the mining space. In terms...