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Mexico Ranks First in Latin America’s Exploration Investment

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Paloma Duran By Paloma Duran | Journalist and Industry Analyst - Wed, 03/09/2022 - 17:38

In 2021, Mexico attracted US$600 million in mining exploration investment, ranking first in Latin America and fourth worldwide. According to the Chilean Copper Commission, of all investment in exploration in the region, Mexico captured 23 percent, followed by Chile with 21 percent, Peru with 16 percent, Brazil with 11 percent and Argentina with 8 percent. The data is encouraging since investment in Mexico has decreased over the years. However, experts report Mexico is regaining its position as the main hub for mining investment.

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