Intelligence Series - Mining & Metals

Mining in Mexico: Will Government and Industry Interests Align?

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Intelligence Series Mining & Metals

A new president has shaken things up for investors in Mexico, leading to uncertainty about community and environmental rules. The administration is also being put to the test on matters of security, which in some areas of the country has impacted mining operators. With 2019 mining spending forecast to come in at a 12-year low – in part due to cyclical industry issues – the investment climate must be taken seriously to ensure the country’s promising project pipeline for the next few years comes to fruition.

Figure - Investment in Mexico's Mining Sector

Why you need to buy this report

  • Discover the projects being considered by the Mexican government that are feared by investors
  • Find out how the AMLO administration seeks to redistribute mining royalties
  • Is a lack of security affecting miners' results in Mexico?
  • Get the state of Mexico's mining portfolio and its near-term production capacity

Table of contents

  • Introduction
  • Investment Slump
  • Graph: Mining Investment
  • Community and Environment
  • Graph: Copper Production
  • Regulatory Overhaul
  • Graph: GDP
  • Security
  • Graph: Gold and Silver Production
  • Q&A: A Legal Perspective
  • Project Pipeline
  • Table: Pipeline of Mexican Mining Projects
  • Conclusion

Companies and projects related to this report

  • Pan American Silver Corp.
  • Bacanora Minerals Ltd.
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Endeavour Silver Corp. 
  • Moody's Corp. 
  • International Monetary Fund
  • Monex Grupo Financiero S.A. de C.V. 
  • Cámara Minera de México
  • Fresnillo Plc
  • Goldcorp Inc.
  • Petróleos Mexicanos S.A. de C.V. (Pemex)
  • Newmont Mining Corp.
  • Southern Copper Corporation
  • Excellon Resources Inc.
  • Telson Mining Corporation 
  • Industrias Peñoles, S.A.B. de C.V.
  • Juanicipio
  • Dos Bocas refinery
  • Los Cardones 
  • El Pilar
  • Pilar
  • Peñasquito 
  • Minera Capela (ex Rey de Plata)
  • Mexico City new international airport
  • El Arco
  • Dynamic leaching plant second line (Centauro extension)
  • Terronera (ex San Sebastián)




Samuel Williams

Laura Superneau

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