The World Gold Council anticipates that key factors that drove gold in the second half of 2018 will continue to hold sway over the market in 2019.
Vedanta has confirmed its commitment to invest an additional US$1.2 billion in South Africa following its previous investment worth US$400 million.
Diamonds & Gemstones
Vibramech has been supplying its vibrating equipment to the African diamond processing industry for more than three decades.
China will remain a key driver of global commodity demand but India and Indonesia will put added pressure on minerals supply.
Business and policy
The first-ever industrial PPP investment project undertaken by partners from all BRICS member states has been pioneered in the gold mining sector.
The global refined zinc market will remain in deficit over the coming years, supported by modest demand growth and continued ore undersupply.