Peru: 2nd Ranked Mining Jurisdiction in South America

Peru Is A Worldwide Leader In Mining

  • Stated goal of government of Peru (2019) to be in top 10 countries globally for mining attractiveness by 2021
  • In 2019 Peru ranked 12th globally for best practices mineral potential – best in South America, by Fraser Institute
  • Peru is a global leader in mineral production:
    • 2nd globally for copper production
    • 2nd globally for silver production
    • 6th globally for gold production
  • Mining typically accounts for close to 14% of GDP and 60% of total exports. Government recognizes its importance
  • Fiscal regime favourable / government streamlining mining regulation to encourage growth in exploration / developmen
  • Despite exceptional geology, Peru remains under-explored
  • Improving infrastructure and government commitment to mining (2020 and beyond) present unique opportunities