Middle East & Africa

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Industry Trend Analysis - Regulations Shaking Up SSA Mining Landscape - AUG 2017

Regulatory changes to the mining codes of a number of Sub-Saharan countries will pose risks but also present opportunities for investors in the coming years. Various mining jurisdictions, including major producers, will be affected by an uptick in populist policy positions that call for greater local beneficiation and will lead to increased costs for miners. On the other hand, several other...

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Industry Trend Analysis - SSA: Key Mining Risks Ahead - JUNE 2017

BMI View: Sub-Saharan Africa's mining sector will continue to face significant challenges in 2017. Upcoming elections in key markets will contribute to regulatory uncertainty and worsen the security environment, while a flare up in resource nationalism and continued infrastructure deficits will pose additional downside risks to miners operating in the region.

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