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Interview with Eunomix CEO Claude Baissac at the Mining Indaba's Ministerial Symposium
Nov 2018


Business Day Opinion Piece: Policy quality a key ingredient if SA is to serve up a mining sector that will lure investors
Nov 2018

"Policy uncertainty" has become the buzzword to account for SA's inability to achieve higher economic growth, with policy stability hailed as key to resolving most of the constraints that hobble the country's growth potential.  This narrative has been particularly prominent in mining. Recent developments, such as the new Mining Charter and the anticipated withdrawal from parliament of the troubled amendment to the Minerals and Petroleum Resources Development Act, have been widely hailed as representing decisive steps in regaining certainty. From


A mineral policy’s effect on the mining sector
Nov 2018

‘Policy uncertainty’ has become somewhat of a buzzword when explaining the structural challenges facing South Africa’s uphill battle towards feasible economic growth levels. And concurrently, policy stability has been hailed as the solution to addressing some of the issues in various sectors that are currently under duress (eg mining and agriculture). 


Govt’s R20bn exploration boost lauded, but more needs to be done
Nov 2018

Amid reports that South Africa is attracting less than 1% global exploration spend, Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has dedicated a national investment of R20-billion to an integrated multi-disciplinary mapping programme to boost global investment in local exploration.


Download here Eunomix Research report on impact of policy on mining sector in South Africa
Oct 2018

Eunomix Research has completed an independent empirical analysis of the impact of mineral policy on the performance and socioeconomic contribution of the mining sector in South Africa over the past 20 years. Interventions over the past two decades have had a detrimental effect on the economic contribution and performance of the sector. Furthermore, these interventions have failed to deliver some of its key socioeconomic objectives. The overall efficacy of South Africa’s mineral policy has been low.


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Eunomix sponsors multistakeholder debate event Mining Dialogues 360°
Nov 2018


Global Economic Governance Africa forum on Trade Mispricing in Africa
Oct 2018

Eunomix CEO Claude Baissac will be an expert panelist at the Global Economic Governance's forum on Trade Mispricing in Africa at the Hyatt Regency in Johannesburg. Following Eunomix's groundbreaking report that debunked research conducted by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development on misinvoicing in South Africa's gold sector, Claude will be discussing the data challenges of measuring Trade Mispricing on the continent.


Joburg Indaba 2018
Oct 2018

Eunomix is pleased to sponsor the Joburg Indaba yet again in 2018. We will be releasing a groundbreaking study on the impact of mineral policy on the mining sector in South Africa. Don't miss us!


EunomixCR App Launch!
Mar 2018

Eunomix has developed a unique interactive country risk analysis and management app, EunomixCR, that gives clients easy access to international and country data on drivers of country risk. The EunomixCR app is currently being deployed with mining clients in South Africa, and will become web accessible in the coming months. Expect an invitation to our public launch soon. Our development partner is Polysphere.


 

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