Market Insights en-gb Sat, 17 Mar 2018 18:09:14 GMT 22 Interview: Javier Cordova Unda, Minister of Mining, Ecuador Javier Cordova Unda, Minister of Mining, Ecuador shares an outlook on the Ecuadorian Mining Sector including the ministries major achievements, attracting private sector investment and stimulating exploration activities across the countries assets. Market Insights 48 Wed, 14 Mar 2018 16:43:20 GMT 21 Interview: Aurora Williams, Minister of Mining Chile Aurora Williams, Minister of Mining, Chile reflects on her tenure and discusses the outlook for the Chilean Mining Sector. Market Insights 26 Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:22:18 GMT 20 Interview: Victor Gobitz, CEO, Buenaventura on the Mining Sector’s Main Challenges Victor Gobitz, Chief Executive Officer, Buenaventura, discusses the main challenges facing the mining sector and how Buenventura are planning to overcome them. Market Insights 28 Wed, 24 Jan 2018 16:01:39 GMT 19 Latin American Governments Welcome Back Miners With Open Arms, Local Communities Less So 2017 marks the first year since 2013 that mining majors are seriously kicking the tires of Latin American mining assets. Revitalized miner balance sheets, positive trending metal prices and welcoming gestures from national governments all fuel the rising appetite for acquisitions in Latin America. Market Insights 13 Wed, 10 Jan 2018 15:57:38 GMT 18 Interview: Adam Hendley, MD, Head of Mining & Metals - US, Canada & Latin America, HSBC HSBC have been fundamental in helping a number of mining companies meet their CAPEX needs throughout 2017. We caught up with Adam Hendley, MD, Head of Mining & Metals - US, Canada & Latin America, HSBC, to discuss how HSBC went about this and where he sees the biggest opportunities in the Latin America mining industry. Market Insights 62 Wed, 20 Dec 2017 15:51:00 GMT 17 Colombia: A New State of Play The administration of President Juan Manuel Santos is entering its final stretch with presidential elections next year, prompting Colombia Gold Letter to take the pulse of sentiment in the mining and exploration sector on several key issues. Market Insights 27 Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:47:32 GMT 16 Investing in the early chapter of the mining investment cycle Andor Lips, Fund Manager, Commodity Discovery Fund, discusses investing into early-stage mining projects, and anticipating the winners in the current energy revolution Market Insights 62 Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:08:00 GMT 15 Apurimac: Revenue Management and Mining & Agriculture Apurimac, the second poorest region in Peru - with poverty levels of 56% and extreme poverty levels of 25% - will soon be one of the largest mining districts in the country. The region is sparsely populated and has significant needs, as basic services coverage is very limited. In this scenario, unfulfilled expectations can become a source of discontent that can potentially lead to conflict. Market Insights 28 Wed, 04 Oct 2017 13:49:29 GMT 14 Can Chile Get its Groove Back? For more than three decades, Chile was the poster child of neo-liberalism, the country that followed diligently the IMF playbook. Such discipline was rewarded with impressive growth and the envy of its Latin American peers. By 2010, pundits predicted that Chile was but a few years shy of becoming Latin America’s first “developed” nation. The latest down-cycle, marked by both low copper prices and the flirting with expanded government, created a new set of obstacles for Chile. The question hovering over voters ahead of the Presidential elections in November is, “Can Chile get its groove back?” Market Insights 26 Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:44:54 GMT 13 CASE STUDY: Norilsk Nickel Digs Up US$1bn in Loan Participation Notes Leading miner Norilsk Nickel spotted a window of relative calm in global markets to sell US$1bn in 6-year senior loan participation notes, enabling the company to extend its maturity profile and capture strong investment appetite from eastern lenders. Market Insights 67 Wed, 15 Mar 2017 14:39:10 GMT