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Chinese investment in mining in Latin America: A tale of mutual benefit

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Mineral trade and investment between China and Latin America reached a peak in 2011 on a surging tide of industrialization in the Asian nation. Since then, mutual dependency between the two is gradually evolving to become a more sustainable partnership that benefits both in equal measure.

Figure - Mining exports in Peru

Table of contents

  • Introduction
  • Chinese investment in mining projects in Latin America
  • Table: Chinese mining investment
  • Frameworks for investment
  • The challenges
  • Conclusion

Companies and projects related to this report

  • Antofagasta Minerals S.A.
  • Xinjiang TBEA Group Co., Ltd.
  • BHP
  • Eurasian Resources Group S.à.r.l.
  • EcuaCorriente S.A.
  • Bahia Mineração Ltda.
  • Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe
  • Dalian Huarui Heavy Industry Group Co. Ltd.
  • Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A. ( SQM )
  • China Construction Bank Corp.
  • Lithium X Energy Corp.
  • Tongling Non Ferrous Metals
  • Jiangxi Ganfeng Lithium Co.,Ltd.
  • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
  • The World Bank Group / Grupo del Banco Mundial
  • Ministerio de Energía y Minas de la República del Perú
  • Aluminum Corporation of China Limited
  • Gas to Liquids International S.A.
  • Junefield Group S.A.
  • Anglo American plc
  • Quiborax S.A.
  • Yacimientos de Litios Bolivianos
  • Commerzbank AG
  • Minera Chinalco Perú S.A.
  • Tianqi Lithium Corporation
  • Mariana Resources Ltd.
  • Teck Resources Limited
  • INV Metals Inc.
  • NRG Metals Argentina S.A.
  • SolGold plc
  • Corriente Resources Inc.
  • Zhongrong Xinda Group Co.,Ltd
  • ExplorCobres S.A.
  • China Communications Construction Company Limited (International)
  • China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC)
  • Sinopec International Petroleum Service Corporation
  • China Railway Group Limited
  • Shougang Hierro Perú S.A.A.
  • Sumitomo Corp.
  • Vale S.A.
  • China Minmetals Corporation
  • Empresa Siderúrgica del Mutún
  • South American Silver Chile SCM
  • Glencore plc
  • Minera Exar S.A.
  • Shandong Gold Mining Co. Ltd
  • Lundin Mining Corporation
  • Zijin Mining Group Co., Ltd.
  • Coipasa
  • Pastos Grandes
  • Cauchari-Olaroz (First phase)
  • Pedra de Ferro
  • Loma Larga (ex Quimsacocha)
  • Pampa de Pongo
  • Mirador
  • Adaptation and Optimization of Mine Area Project Qb2
  • Pascua-Lama
  • Alturas
  • El Mutún
  • Don Javier
  • Río Blanco (Cu)
  • Porto Sul Terminal complex
  • Toromocho expansion
  • Oeste-Leste railway (FIOL)
  • Marcona expansion
  • Galeno




Greta Bourke

Michael Place

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