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Mongolia Considers Selling Stake in Tavan Tolgoi

7/24/2015 11:04:08 AM

Mongolia is considering selling its stake in 10 state-owned companies during this year and the next, including its share in the US$4 billion coal operation Tavan Tolgoi, the largest coal operation in the country. According to Bloomberg, the decision comes as part of the government’s plan to divest its holdings in power plants and other businesses, in an attempt to draw foreign investment into their weakening economy.
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Zimbabwe Consolidates Diamond Mines

7/21/2015 10:52:01 AM

Zimbabwe’s government has announced plans to consolidate the nation’s diamond industry into a single company, of which the state will own 50 percent. The firms agreed to comply with the ruling which forces them to merge.
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Congo Looking to Take a Piece of Kamoa Sale

7/14/2015 12:24:13 PM

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has indicated that they wish to postpone the sale of Ivanhoe Mines’ Kamoa operation to China’s Zijin Mining Group Co. The deal is being delayed until the government decides on whether or not to increase its own shareholding in the project.
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