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Colombia reaches out to Canada for mining investment

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

The Colombian government is pledging to improve the geological information that is available to mining companies that might interested in exploring for minerals in the Latin American country.

Aiming to raise its profile at the annual Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada convention in Toronto, the Colombia government held a seminar on Tuesday, titled: Colombia, Exploring for Opportunities.

Colombia Minister of Energy and Mines Amilkar Acosta said investment in the country’s mining sector has jumped to $2.8 billion in the first nine months of 2013 from $466 million in 2002, adding that Canada is the largest individual investor in the country's mining sector.

Source: Stockhouse