Congo-Brazzaville Mining Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Congo-Brazzaville Mining Report

Congo-Brazzaville Mining Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Congo-Brazzaville Mining Report
Published Aug 06, 2016
42 pages — Published Aug 06, 2016
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Congo-Brazzaville - Real GDP growth, y-o-y (LHS) ----e ----e ----f ----f ----f ----f ----f - - -- -- --- - -- --- e/f = BMI estimate/forecast. Source: National sources, BMI However, the poor state of the country s infrastructure remains a major impediment, and intermittent power supply and a very poor road and rail network are key obstacles that investors must overcome. While there has been some development in this area with the construction of the railway from near Bambama to Pointe Noire, more needs to be done to ensure that potential mining projects are not delayed. There has been some progress on this front: the likes of Exxaro Resources, Glencore and Equatorial Resources are all developing projects of the roughly the same size in the same area and have decided to share the burden of developing the infrastructure necessary to make their projects viable. Railway and port improvements are the two main issues on the agenda. ...Railway and port improvements are the two main issues on the agenda. With the Congolese government s approval, definitive port and rail allocation were agreed in ----.

...Sundance Resources has delayed the start date off its Mbalam-Nabeba iron ore project spanning the border between the Republic of Congo and Cameroon after the company s infrastructure partner, Gezhouba Group Company reportedly pulled out of an agreement to construct connecting port and rail infrastructure for the project due to the recent slump in ore prices. The re-election of Republic of Congo president Denis Sassou Nguesso in March ---- brought the issue of the country s mining sector development to the fore as the government continues to pursue plans to diversify the economy to ease its reliance on oil exports. ...Sundance Resources has delayed the start date off its Mbalam-Nabeba iron ore project spanning the border between the Republic of Congo and Cameroon after the company s infrastructure partner, Gezhouba Group Company reportedly pulled out of an agreement to construct connecting port and rail infrastructure for the project due to the recent slump in ore prices. The re-election of Republic of Congo president Denis Sassou Nguesso in March ---- brought the issue of the country s mining sector development to the fore as the government continues to pursue plans to diversify the economy to ease its reliance on oil exports. However, during his campaign, opposition candidate Guy Brice Parfait Kollelas pointed to the government s lack of investment in infrastructure needed to support the growth of the industry. ...However, during his campaign, opposition candidate Guy Brice Parfait Kollelas pointed to the government s lack of investment in infrastructure needed to support the growth of the industry. Falling iron ore prices present significant downside risk to the mining industry s growth in the short term.

...The prolonged slump in global iron ore prices threatens to delay a number of the country s iron ore projects form getting of the ground as concerns mount of the profitability of large-scale investments. In January ----, Australia s Sundance Resources announced to investors that it was postponing the development of the Mbalam-Nabeba iron ore project which spans the border between Congo Brazzaville and Cameroon. ...

  
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