Central America and Caribbean Mining Report 2016 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Central America and Caribbean Mining Report 2016

Central America and Caribbean Mining Report 2016 - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Central America and Caribbean Mining Report 2016
Published Apr 09, 2016
88 pages — Published Apr 09, 2016
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BMI View: Mining sectors across Central America and the Caribbean will see varying growth prospects in ----. The region has significant untapped mineral potential, yet a range of business environments and operational challenges will lead to uneven growth. ...Colombia and Panama will outperform other countries in Central America and the Caribbean in terms of mining sector growth over the coming years. The two will lead in their overall business environments and mining sector regulatory frameworks, enabling consistent investment and sector development despite subdued industrial and precious metal prices. Furthermore, both have significant untapped base and precious metal reserves. Colombia will remain one of the world s top exporters of thermal coal in the coming years, and will seek to further diversify its exports and target Asian consumers. Panama will become a major copper exporter once its Cobre Panama copper and gold mine, owned and operated by First Quantum, comes online in Q---, thus delaying significant sector growth until the latter half of the decade.

...BMI View: The Colombian government will seek a continued balance between mining sector expansion on one hand, and local social and environmental concerns on the other, ultimately leading to consistent coal output growth. Nevertheless, coal miners will face both a subdued global price environment and continued operational challenges in the years ahead. We forecast continued growth in Colombian coal output over the next five years, with average annual growth of -.- in ---------. Though the country saw thermal coal production fall slightly in ---- owing to two major labour strikes and logistics disruptions, we estimate ---- production saw positive year-on-year growth. Furthermore, we expect exports will grow in the years ahead given that the country consumes little of its domestically produced thermal coal. ...Furthermore, we expect exports will grow in the years ahead given that the country consumes little of its domestically produced thermal coal. Recent market reports indicate that the country s thermal coal exports totalled --.-mnt in ----, up from --.-mnt in ----.

...The Dominican Republic and Jamaica will see middling performance over our forecast period. The former has seen its mining sector expand significantly in recent quarters owing to the ramp up of the Pueblo Viejo mine, operated by Barrick Gold and Goldcorp. ...

  
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