From threats of a coup in Thailand to rebel invasions in the Congo to an anti-corruption trial in Brazil, every business with foreign operations finds itself tasked not only with navigating complex political issues but also coming up with its own policies to limit exposure and rapidly respond to changing conditions.
There are some interesting video reports posted to Americas Quarterly discussing the mining industry in Peru, with a special focus on China.
Some interesting analysis from Seeking Alpha takes a look at how the rising risks of resource nationalism are having an impact on many companies’ share values. A developing nation’s natural resources are both a source of pride and an important economic asset. Resource nationalism is the term used to describe the policy of governments to [...]