Colombia has recently seen exponential growth in its mining industry — and the promise continues. Although Colombia has a long tradition of mining dating back to pre-Hispanic times, that potential went largely untapped in modern times due to socio-political unrest. Though Colombia is the fifth largest exporter of coal in the world, much of its territory and potential for mining gold, emeralds, silver, nickel and platinum remains unexplored.
However, improved security conditions have increased investor confidence, creating a business-friendly environment and a resurgence of Colombia's mining industry.
This video publication, "Colombian mining matters" examines Colombia's mining industry in-depth, offering investors insights into many pressing questions:
Our three-part video publication series explores the potential for mining in Colombia in the coming years.
The first video in our series examines how mining friendly Colombia is and offers insights into the socio-political landscape. The second video presents practical information about the dynamics of the Colombian mining industry, such as how to obtain a mining concession, environmental and community issues you need to consider and organizations that can help you. The third video covers important technical questions about the country's regulatory environment and provides tips on financing options.