October 2000
Volume 52    Issue 10

Political-risk management in the northern Andean countries

Mining Engineering , 2000, Vol. 52, No. 10, pp. 13-16
Spat, W.J.

Political risk is an integral part of the mining business in northern Andean countries. Peru, Ecuador, Colombia and Venezuela all have a higher than average political risk compared with other South American countries. Successful operations require good political-risk information, a thorough political-risk-management plan and a strategy to deal with political-risk perception on the part of the investing public.

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