Chinese and European economic activities are finally showing signs of strength, and in 2017, any severe corrections should be viewed as opportunities to position more strategically for long-term gains, says Lior Gantz, editor of Wealth Research Group.
Almost 10 years ago I went to central Peru some 65 miles east of Lima to see an area that had been abandoned when the Shining Path guerillas moved in. The Chanape Mining District was home to some of the best mining projects and mines in Peru.

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For more than a year now, commodity prices have been under pressure from the strong U.S. dollar and slowing global demand. This has made a huge dent in the balance sheet of many net exporters of resources, in turn weakening their currencies.
Peru should be high on the list of mining investors, but confidence has been shaken over the last few years when the government revoked some high-profile mining licenses. In this interview, we detail the state of mining exploration in Peru and discuss companies actively exploring, including one that just received its long-awaited environmental approval.
Aside from piggybacking on the stock market rally, the strength in copper prices has been underpinned by what seem to be some bullish supply and demand fundamentals. But are the numbers trustworthy?
With investment and ties between Canadian and Peruvian mining companies and governments continuing to grow and develop, Peruvian brokerage and investment bank Intercapital has opened up an office in Vancouver. Intercapital Canada's Luis Zapata talks to RI about conditions for miners in Peru.
Continuing protests in Peru threaten to severely harm the country's economy and significantly hinder the production of major mining companies.