Mining & Metals are the backbone of the global economy. Standing at the beginning of most value chains, the Mining & Metals industry is a critical supplier of essential inputs and a global generator of trade and employment. It also has important environmental, fiscal and social effects, and acts as a catalyst for the economic progress of numerous mining-dependent countries in the world.
The Mining & Metals industry comprises the extraction of useful minerals from the ground, including oil and gas, coal, metal ores and non-metallic minerals, and related support activities. It also includes activities lower down the supply chain, such as metal processing, manufacturing of metals and a variety of fabricated metal products, such as cutlery, metal structures, boilers, tanks and ammunition.
Colombia is Latin America’s fourth-largest economy, after Brazil, Mexico and Argentina, but, unlike its peers in the region, the country has experienced steady growth over the past five years, thanks to stable and conservative economic policies ...View more details
The mining sector plays a central role in Colombia’s economy, being responsible for 18.3% of its total export revenues and 2.1% of its GDP in 2017. During the year, the country was the leading thermal coal producer in Latin America, ...View more details