Investing in Bolivian Mining Ventures Considered Risky
Mar 19 2013: The Malku Khota deposit in Bolivia is known as one of the largest undeveloped silver resources. In August 2012 the Bolivian government issued a decree revoking the mining concessions held for this deposit by South American Silver Corp (SOHAF.PK). The ensuing dispute is still ongoing. In an exemplary manner this case confirmed the findings of a recent article that investigated the country risks of precious metal mining jurisdictions ranking Bolivia as one of the riskiest jurisdictions in which to operate. The story illustrates quite drastically how promising projects can be terminated and turned into an investor's nightmare by the whims of governments. We strongly believe that country risk is an important factor when considering an investment in mining companies. Continue Reading the Full Article
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