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Precious Metals Mining in Bolivia to 2020 – a Focus on the Silver Industry

21 pages report Published in Jun 2016

Synopsis

Timetric's 'Precious Metals Mining in Bolivia to 2020 - a Focus on the Silver Industry' report comprehensively covers Bolivian reserves of silver (precious metal), reserves by country, the historic and forecast data on silver production, and prices and historic and forecast silver production by selected mines.

The report also includes factors affecting demand for silver, profiles of major precious metals (silver) producing companies and information on the active, exploration and development silver projects.

The Fiscal Regime section provides information about the country's regulatory authority, laws, licenses and other fiscal regime information such as taxes, rates and other charges applicable to the mining of the commodity in the country.

It is an essential tool for companies active in Bolivian mining and for new competitors considering entering the industry.

Summary

  • Bolivia has mineral deposits of silver, gold, zinc, tungsten, antimony, iron and lead.
  • Bolivia was the world's seventh-largest in terms of silver metal reserves as of 2015; the majority of silver reserves are located in the department of Potosi.
  • The San Cristobal and San Bartolome mines were the largest silver-producing mines in Bolivia, accounting for 39.6% of the country's total silver mine production in 2015.

Scope

The report contains an overview of the Bolivian precious metal (silver) mining industry together with the key factors affecting the industry and demand for the commodity.

It also provides information about Bolivian precious metal (silver) reserves, historic and forecast data on silver production, the competitive landscape and active, exploration and development precious metal (silver) projects.

Reasons To Buy

Gain an understanding of the silver (precious metal) mining industry in Bolivia, silver reserves, historic and forecast data on precious metal (silver) production, silver prices, demand drivers, active, exploration and development precious metals (silver) projects, the competitive landscape and the country's fiscal regime.

Key Highlights

  • Bolivia was the seventh-largest silver producing country globally in 2015, with an estimated mine production of 46.5 million ounces in 2015.
  • The country's mining and metallurgical industry received an investment worth US$204 million in 2015 and expected to receive another US$2.0 billion by 2020.
  • Bolivia had the world's seventh-largest silver metal reserves, at 22,000 tonnes (t), or 3.9%, as of January 2016, with the most reserves in the department of Potosi.
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