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What are the Business Opportunities for Australian Companies in Mexico?

What are the Business Opportunities for Australian Companies in Mexico?

In recent decades, Mexico has become a strong and stable economy on a global scale, encouraging and attracting local and foreign business opportunities. Economic similarities between other regional powers generate valuable opportunities, such as those for Australian companies in Mexico. This is attributed to fruitful trade deals, competitive cost structure, openness to Foreign Direct Investment...

Technology and Innovation in Mexico’s Mining Sector

Technology and Innovation in Mexico’s Mining Sector

The Mexican mining industry is rich in resources and history. Its history goes back more than 500 years, making it one of the most long-standing successful industrial sectors for foreign investors. The industry experienced investment growth of 14.7% in 2017 and 22% in 2018. In 2018, Mexico’s mining sector had the highest number of exploration projects per square kilometer in Latin America....

Mining in Ecuador: Opportunities for Service Companies

Mining in Ecuador: Opportunities for Service Companies

Ecuador is a country that has traditionally based its economy on its natural resources, both renewable and non-renewable. In this sense, Ecuador is no stranger to mineral exploration and exploitation activities. For example, the country has great experience in the production of oil and its derivatives. This experience, which it has had for more than half a century, generates an important basis...

Commercial Opportunities for Mining in Bolivia

Commercial Opportunities for Mining in Bolivia

Bolivia is a country rich in natural resources that relies on their productivity as an important contributor to its GDP. It is estimated that only 10% of minerals have been extracted so far and exploration activities continue to discover rich soils. Last year Bolivia increased its production of zinc, gold, silver, lead, antimony, wólfram and ulexite. The private sector is the most important...

Opportunities in Bolivia’s Oil and Gas Industry

Opportunities in Bolivia’s Oil and Gas Industry

Bolivia is a country rich in natural resources that are essential to modern civilization, from minerals to hydrocarbons. Oil and gas investment in Bolivia has been gaining positive attention for a while now, the country has vast natural reserves that are yet to be fully explored and its increasing supply commitments require more financing. It is reported that only 10% of Bolivia’s mineral...

Australian Mining Innovations and How LATAM Could Use Them

Australian Mining Innovations and How LATAM Could Use Them

The Australian economy has positive consecutive growth for more than two decades. Considered the 13th largest economy in the world, Australia’s GDP reached an impressive US$1.432 trillion in 2018. According to the Australian Treasury, GDP will grow by 2.8% in 2019. The Australian economy is strongly supported by secure foreign direct investment (FDI). In 2018, FDI inflows reached US$60 billion,...

Colombian Oil and Gas Companies Amidst the Tech Revolution: Part 3

Colombian Oil and Gas Companies Amidst the Tech Revolution: Part 3

The Colombian oil and gas sector is undergoing a period of technological change, alongside other key revenue-generating sectors in Colombia. After exploring the government’s commitment to Colombia’s modernization through its National Development Plan (PND), and briefly introducing the PND’s intersecting pacts that could have a technological impact in the oil and gas industry in Colombia, it is...

METS in Latin America: Australian Mining Opportunities Abroad

METS in Latin America: Australian Mining Opportunities Abroad

Australia is world-renowned for its mining prowess. The industry is supported by a stable political climate and strong economic outputs, resulting in 26 years of consecutive economic growth in the country.  As Australian mining and mining-related companies connect, expand and grow together, and seek out international projects, the sophistication of Australia's mining capability increases. We...

Colombia: Making the Oil Industry Game Exciting

Colombia: Making the Oil Industry Game Exciting

Colombia’s ease of doing business is of increasing focus for foreign investors with its corresponding economic growth and attention to commerce-oriented law reforms. 2019 growth for the economy is pegged at 3.4%, with a sunny outlook for 2020. The country’s business-oriented government is taking steps, by way of various legislative changes, to reduce procedural requirements and other barriers to...

Consider your Next Mining Venture in Ecuador

Consider your Next Mining Venture in Ecuador

Ecuador is a naturally rich country in essence. Not only does it possess a great variety of microclimates that allow it to have a great amount of animal and plant species, but it also has soils and waters with a very high mineral level. It’s not a novelty that Ecuador has been the target for the commercial and extraction operations of many of the largest companies of non-renewable energy...

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