Argentina’s mining sector gains momentum
Dec 01, 2006 | 01:03 PM
| Paul Harris
Argentina will post record results in 2006 as policies to develop the mining sector bear fruit amid the high commodity price environment, mining sub-secretary Jorge Mayoral said.
Exploration metres drilled increased above expectations to about 480,000 metres as total investment in the sector leapt an estimated 50 percent to 6.9 billion pesos ($2.2 billion) from 4.6 billion pesos in 2005. "We have grown above our expectations. We thought exploration investment would grow 15 percent this year but in actuality it is about 20 percent," Mayoral said.....
To access AMM's full content, please log in below. If you do not have an AMM account, we invite you to take a free trial or subscribe below.
Already a registered amm.com user?
Access to amm.com editorial content is granted only to paid subscribers and trialists. If you do not have an active account in your own name, please either subscribe or take a trial and you will have instant access to amm.com content. Sharing your login credentials with individuals who are not subscribers represents a violation of AMM copyright.
Every morning, every minute no matter how often you follow the markets, there's an AMM subscription to fit your needs.
Not sure if you are ready to invest in a subscription right now? Take a free, no-obligation trial. Start your free trial today.