Canadian Mining Assets (CMA) by Country and Region, 2015 and 2016

ANNEX 1. CANADIAN MINING ASSETS (CMA) BY COUNTRY AND REGION, 2015 AND 2016
Location 2015 2016 (p)
Value
($ millions)
Number of Companies Value
($ millions)
Number of Companies
AFRICA 30,291 111 28,637 96
Eastern Africa 15,145 34 14,635 27
Burundi x 1 x 1
Eritrea x 2 x 1
Ethiopia x 2 x 2
Kenya 5 3 x 2
Madagascar x 5 x 4
Malawi x 1 x 2
Mozambique x 2 x 1
Rwanda x 1
Tanzania 2,380 13 2,451 11
Uganda x 2 x 2
Zambia 9,255 5 8,911 3
Zimbabwe x 2 x 1
Middle Africa 4,593 16 3,248 12
Angola x 1
Cameroon x 2 x 1
Central African Republic x 1 x 1
Democratic Republic of the Congo (Congo-Kinshasa) 4,582 12 3,247 9
Gabon x 2
Northern Africa 31 4 29 4
Algeria x 1 x 1
Egypt x 1 x 1
Morocco x 1 x 1
Sudan x 1 x 1
Southern Africa 2,638 29 2,846 25
Botswana 289 5 309 4
Namibia 1,240 11 1,027 11
South Africa 1,109 15 1,510 12
Western Africa 7,884 47 7,880 42
Burkina Faso 2,287 14 2,180 13
Ivory Coast x 1 x 1
Ghana 1,682 13 1,633 13
Guinea 12 7 12 4
Guinea-Bissau x 1 x 1
Liberia x 1 x 1
Mali 1,221 15 1,529 12
Mauritania 1,338 4 1,392 4
Niger x 2 x 3
Nigeria x 1
Senegal x 5 x 4
AMERICAS (EXCLUDING CANADA) 112,814 528 112,498 480
Central America 8,102 19 9,071 19
Guatemala 289 6 61 5
Honduras x 5 x 5
Nicaragua 291 7 241 7
Panama x 2 x 2
South America 53,389 191 52,903 170
Argentina 12,825 36 12,607 40
Bolivia 136 7 116 6
Brazil 9,087 27 9,895 21
Chile 19,032 45 17,480 36
Colombia 1,190 29 1,258 23
Ecuador 520 11 525 10
French Guiana x 2 x 2
Guyana 435 10 377 8
Paraguay 37 3 x 3
Peru 9,363 65 9,894 58
Suriname x 2 x 2
Uruguay x 1
Venezuela x 1 x 1
Caribbean 7,543 14 7,654 12
Cuba x 1 x 1
Dominican Republic 6,347 8 6,588 8
Haiti x 2 x 1
Jamaica x 2 x 1
Trinidad and Tobago x 1 x 1
North America (excluding Canada) 43,781 362 42,871 334
Mexico 19,460 128 18,339 114
United States 24,320 266 24,532 247
ASIA 10,991 62 8,861 63
Central Asia 1,078 6 972 7
Kazakhstan x 3 x 4
Kyrgyzstan x 3 x 3
Eastern Asia 6,126 21 4,139 22
China 5,839 11 3,860 11
Japan x 2
Mongolia x 9 240 8
South Korea x 1 x 1
Southeastern Asia 912 20 828 21
Cambodia x 1 x 2
Indonesia 13 8 2 8
Malaysia x 1 x 1
Philippines 615 8 580 8
Thailand x 1 x 1
Vietnam x 1 x 1
Southern Asia 12 3 x 2
Pakistan x 2 x 1
Sri Lanka x 1 x 1
Western Asia 2,864 19 x 15
Armenia x 1 x 1
Cyprus x 1
Georgia x 1
Jordan x 1 x 1
Saudi Arabia x 2 x 2
Turkey 1,839 13 1,908 11
Yemen x 1
EUROPE 10,732 66 9,816 56
Eastern Europe 2,141 16 1,880 12
Bulgaria x 3 x 3
Poland x 1 x 1
Romania x 3 x 2
Russia x 3 899 3
Slovakia x 4 x 1
Ukraine x 2 x 2
Northern Europe x 31 x 28
Finland 2,738 10 1,516 10
Greenland 77 5 x 3
Ireland x 4 x 3
Sweden 387 12 405 9
United Kingdom 106 3 138 5
Southern Europe 5,281 29 5,834 22
Albania 6 3 x 3
Greece x 2 x 2
Italy x 2 x 1
Macedonia x 2 x 2
Portugal 1,120 9 1,039 8
Kosovo x 1 x 2
Serbia 10 8 733 4
Spain 1,427 11 1,149 6
Western Europe x 2 x 2
Germany x 1 x 1
Switzerland x 1 x 1
OCEANIA 4,321 38 4,138 31
Australia and New Zealand x 30 x 26
Australia 3,265 27 3,019 24
New Zealand x 3 x 2
Melanesia x 11 x 8
Fiji x 2 x 2
Papua New Guinea 1,012 9 1,078 6
Vanuatu x 1
Polynesia x 1
Tonga x 1
Total Canadian Mining Assets Abroad 169,149 721 163,950 651
Canada 88,802 1,186 90,408 1,049
Total Canadian Mining Assets 257,951 1,435 254,358 1,343

Source: Natural Resources Canada.
– Nil; . . . Amount too small to be expressed; (p) Preliminary; (r) Revised; x Confidential.
(1) Company counts are non-additive since companies can be active in multiple jurisdictions.
(2) Numbers may not add to totals due to rounding.
(3) Values are those reported in financial reports nearest to December 31, 2016, for public companies headquartered in Canada that are not under foreign control.
(4) Mining assets, in this context, are non-current assets, including mineral properties, deferred mineral exploration expenses, and royalties, investments in non-Canadian mining companies and other non-current assets related to mining that can be reconciled geographically.
(5) Although all efforts have been made to accurately assemble the data, it has been necessary at times for the authors to make estimates. Natural Resources Canada does not assume responsibility for errors or omissions.