Africa Mining Views

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Monthly Mining Project Roundup

Latin America and Africa were the main destinations for new mining projects announced over the past month and companies explored precious metal and copper deposits. Africa will remain a centre of...

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Weekly Mining & Projects Roundup

The FTSE 350 Mining Index has pared back some of its recent gains and is close to support around the 18,000 level. However, we do not think that the gains are over and expect a further move up to...

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Weekly Mining & Projects Roundup

Our expectation for a bounce in Q412 is playing out well with the FTSE 350 Mining Index, continuing in its upward trajectory since August. However, we expect the bounce to be temporary as China's...

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New Figures Support Robust Growth

BMI View: New reports from the Banque Centrale du Congo and the IMF have led us to raise our 2012 real GDP forecast for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to 7.1%. Import growth has slowed...

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Current Account Deficit To Peak In 2014

BMI View: Guinea's growing current account deficit is a temporary result of large-scale investment into the country's mining sector. Imports of energy and capital goods will take the deficit to 43.8...

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