Canadian Mining Assets (CMA) by Country and Region, 2014 and 2015

ANNEX 1. CANADIAN MINING ASSETS (CMA) BY COUNTRY AND REGION, 2014 AND 2015
Location 2014 2015 (p)
Value
($ millions)
Number of Companies Value
($ millions)
Number of Companies
AFRICA 27,028 135 31,326 111
Eastern Africa 14,175 40 15,145 34
Burundi x 1 x 1
Eritrea x 2 x 2
Ethiopia x 3 x 2
Kenya 5 4 5 3
Madagascar 4,457 5 x 5
Malawi x 2 x 1
Mozambique x 4 x 2
Rwanda x 1 x 1
Tanzania 2,094 15 2,380 13
Uganda x 2 x 2
Zambia 6,986 5 9,255 5
Zimbabwe x 2 x 2
Middle Africa 3,337 21 4,593 16
Cameroon x 3 x 2
Central African Republic x 1 x 1
Democratic Republic of the Congo (Congo-Kinshasa) 3,330 14 4,582 12
Equatorial Guinea x 1
Gabon x 3 x 2
Northern Africa 29 4 31 4
Algeria x 1 x 1
Egypt x 1 x 1
Morocco x 1 x 1
Sudan x 1 x 1
Southern Africa 2,363 33 2,649 28
Botswana x 6 289 5
Lesotho x 1
Namibia 1,076 14 1,240 11
South Africa 1,029 13 1,119 14
Western Africa 7,124 59 8,908 48
Burkina Faso 1,924 14 2,495 15
Ivory Coast x 4 x 2
Ghana 1,523 18 1,912 14
Guinea 26 8 12 7
Guinea-Bissau x 1 x 1
Liberia x 2 x 1
Mali 1,093 18 1,547 16
Mauritania 1,283 4 1,338 4
Niger x 6 x 2
Senegal x 5 x 5
Sierra Leone x 1
AMERICAS (EXCLUDING CANADA) 113,378 600 113,302 522
Central America 6,879 22 8,102 18
Costa Rica x 3
Guatemala 1,227 5 289 5
Honduras x 3 x 5
Nicaragua 362 9 291 7
Panama x 4 x 2
South America 52,775 216 53,429 190
Argentina 12,843 45 12,827 35
Bolivia 111 6 136 7
Brazil 7,426 32 9,147 27
Chile 21,420 47 19,032 45
Colombia 1,101 35 1,205 30
Ecuador 451 11 520 11
French Guiana x 2 x 2
Guyana 283 15 435 10
Paraguay x 2 37 3
Peru 8,390 69 9,326 64
Suriname x 2 x 2
Uruguay x 2 x 1
Venezuela x 2 x 1
Caribbean 9,095 13 7,534 13
Cuba x 1 x 1
Dominican Republic 7,979 8 6,337 7
Haiti x 2 x 2
Jamaica x 1 x 2
Trinidad and Tobago x 1 x 1
North America (excluding Canada) 44,629 414 44,238 358
Mexico 19,266 158 19,442 125
United States 25,363 296 24,796 263
ASIA 9,393 70 11,102 62
Central Asia 825 8 1,143 6
Kazakhstan x 4 x 3
Kyrgyzstan x 4 x 3
Eastern Asia 5,239 25 6,165 21
China 4,936 14 5,839 11
Mongolia x 10 x 9
South Korea x 1 x 1
Southeastern Asia 827 21 912 20
Cambodia x 1 x 1
Indonesia 37 9 13 8
Malaysia x 1 x 1
Philippines 511 8 615 8
Thailand x 1 x 1
Vietnam x 1 x 1
Southern Asia 13 4 12 3
Pakistan x 3 x 2
Sri Lanka x 1 x 1
Western Asia 2,490 20 2,871 19
Armenia x 1 x 1
Cyprus x 1 x 1
Georgia x 1 x 1
Jordan x 1 x 1
Oman x 1
Saudi Arabia x 1 x 2
Turkey 1,602 15 1,846 13
Yemen x 1 x 1
EUROPE 11,669 72 10,741 65
Eastern Europe 2,268 18 2,141 17
Bulgaria x 3 x 3
Poland x 1 x 1
Romania x 3 x 3
Russia 1,151 4 1,099 4
Slovakia 6 5 x 4
Ukraine x 2 x 2
Northern Europe x 36 x 30
Finland 2,479 10 2,749 10
Greenland 56 5 77 5
Ireland 1 6 x 3
Norway x 2
Sweden 349 12 387 12
United Kingdom 63 6 106 3
Southern Europe 6,452 30 5,281 28
Albania 6 4 x 2
Greece x 2 x 2
Italy x 2 x 2
Macedonia x 2 x 2
Portugal 1,149 8 1,120 8
Kosovo x 1 x 1
Serbia 97 8 10 8
Spain 1,367 11 1,427 11
Western Europe x 2 x 2
Germany x 1 x 1
Switzerland x 1 x 1
OCEANIA 4,922 43 4,321 37
Australia and New Zealand x 35 x 29
Australia 3,664 33 3,265 26
New Zealand x 3 x 3
Melanesia x 12 x 11
Fiji x 2 x 2
Papua New Guinea 1,216 10 1,012 9
Total Canadian Mining Assets Abroad 166,390 809 170,792 714
Canada 83,944 1,313 88,292 1,176
Total Canadian Mining Assets 250,335 2,488 259,084 2,189

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, 2015, 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.