Zimbabwe Mining Report Q1 2011

  • ID: 1505007
  • January 2011
  • Region: Zimbabwe
  • 59 Pages
  • Business Monitor International
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The Zimbabwe Mining Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, mining associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on Zimbabwe's mining industry.

Indigenization and Empowerment Act suspended for now!

In a dramatic policy U-turn, the Zimbabwean government has now stated that its controversial Indigenization and Empowerment Act – which originally called for a 51% stake in all mining companies (with assets over US$500,000) to be divested to indigenous Zimbabwean groups within a five-year period – has been suspended until the local economy recovers.

A December 2010 report on Zimbabwe’s NewsDay website quoted Industry and Commerce Minister Welshman Ncube as saying that ‘until such a time when the economy recovers and rebuilds capacity, it’s not possible for every sector to achieve 51% (minimum indigenisation equity)’.

The move appears to have come as a surprise to most observers of the Zimbabwean political scene, as the 51% stake had been a key part of official government policy in recent years. However, it does now greatly READ MORE >

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Executive Summary

SWOT Analysis
- Zimbabwe Political SWOT
- Zimbabwe Economic SWOT
- Zimbabwe Business Environment SWOT

Global Mining Outlook
- Exploration Plans To Continue
- Table: Exploration Projects
- Table: Company Reports

Industry Trends and Developments
- Overview
- Regulatory Structure and Developments

Key Projects
- Metals
- Iron
- Gold
- Chrome
- Nickel
- Platinum
- Minerals
- Coal
- Diamonds

Business Environment
- Africa Mining Overview
- Table: Regional Mining Business Environment Ratings
- South Africa
- Zambia
- Zimbabwe’s Business Environment Ratings
- Limits Of Potential Returns
- Risks To Realisation Of Returns
- Legal Framework
- Labour Force
- Table: Zimbabwe’s Demographic Indicators, 2000-2030
- Foreign Investment Policy

Political Environment
- Domestic Politics
- Long-Term Political Outlook

Industry Forecast Scenario
- Commodities Forecast – Zinc To Average US$2,450/tonne In 2011
- Table: BMI Zinc Forecast
- Table: Zinc, 2005-2012
- Commodities Forecast - Tin To Average US$24,000/tonne In 2011
- Table: BMI Tin Forecast
- Table: Tin, 2006-2012
- Aluminium To Average US$2,350/tonne In 2011
- Table: BMI Aluminium Forecast
- Table: Aluminium, 2006-2012
- Zimbabwe’s Mining Industry Forecast
- Table: Zimbabwe’s Mining Industry, 2007-2015

Competitive Landscape
- Table: Key Players In Zimbabwe’s Mining Sector

Company Monitor
- African Consolidated Resources
- Caledonia Mining Corporation
- Zimbabwe Platinum Mines (Zimplats)

Global Assumptions
- Table: Global Assumptions, 2009-2015
- Table: Global & Regional Real GDP Growth % Chg Y-O-Y
- Table: Developed States, Real GDP Growth Forecast
- Table: Emerging Markets Aggregate Growth, 2009-2012
- Table: Consensus Forecasts

Business Environment Ratings Methodology
- Table: Mining Business Environment Indicators
- Table: Weighting Of Components

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