To be honest, I cannot even remember how I came about this research, but I have had the PDF from Mineral Industry advisory Behre Dolbear Group sitting on my dock since last week. Here is the graphic from it and you can download the entire report at the website: http://www.dolbear.com/news-resources/documents
Management and execution risk are always there, so it helps to minimize risk as best as possible by taking country risk very seriously. I have a low risk tolerance. Others can have the glory on the crapshoots.
It’s interesting to see the US sitting at #6 behind Chile, Brazil and Mexico. Permitting, social and tax issues ding Uncle Sam.