The key contributors to this grow will be Brazil (6.2%), South Africa (4.1%), Australia (3.2%) and India according to GlobalData.
The streaming-and-royalty business model provides exposure to commodities while minimizing many risks as well as offering diversification.
Uganda is to set to implement a new law that will allow would allow the government to own shares in private mining operations.
“Chile’s copper production is estimated to have declined by 0.7% in 2020. While the country’s sector avoided a full-scale lockdown."
The potential of the sector in inducing economic development has always been a lure to proponents of enhanced broad-based development.
The timely flow of goods remains dependent on a small number of narrow, highly congested and strategically vulnerable pinch points.
No picture of South Africa's future is complete without taking into account what mining can contribute to the economy.