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Foreign Investment: Eritrea, Mining, Development, and the Resource Curse

Eritrea is free from corruption and has a clearly set-out legal framework which is followed to the letter
‘Eritrea is free from corruption and has a clearly set-out legal framework which is followed to the letter.’ – The Fraser Institute

By Fikrejesus Amahazion,

SEVERAL days ago, the Fraser Institute released its annual Survey of Mining and Exploration Companies. Since 1997, the Institute, headquartered in Vancouver and ranked by a University of Pennsylvania study as “the top think tank in Canada,” has conducted an annual survey of mining and exploration companies to assess how mineral endowments and public policy factors such as taxation and regulation affect exploration investment.  Continue reading Foreign Investment: Eritrea, Mining, Development, and the Resource Curse

Eritrea 14th Most Attractive Mining Jurisdiction in Africa

Eritrea fares a respectable 77th most friendly mining investment country globally and 14th in Africa, according to the 2014 Fraser Institute’s global mining survey.

By CapEri,

CANADA’S Fraser Institute ranked Eritrea 77th in the World and 14th in Africa in its annual global mining survey 2014. The survey rates 122 jurisdictions around the world based on their geologic attractiveness and the extent to which government policies encourage exploration and investment.

Finland was placed first in the World overall earning high scores for having clear regulatory guidelines, an effective tax regime and a robust labor market.  Continue reading Eritrea 14th Most Attractive Mining Jurisdiction in Africa