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USGS 2008 Mineral Yearbook

Produced by the United States Geological Survey, Mineral Yearbooks are annual reviews designed to provide timely statistical data on mineral commodities in various countries. Each report includes sections on government policies and programs, environmental issues, trade and production data, industry structure and ownership, commodity sector developments, infrastructure, and a summary outlook.

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T. Yager
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Thematic Tags
Political, Conflict, Due Diligence, Traceability, and Transparency, Formalization, Governance, Large-scale Mining, Supply Chains, Economic, Access to Markets, Export, Finance, Government Revenue, Market Linkages, Social, Employment, Labor and Working Conditions, Livelihoods, Legal, Laws and Regulations, Licensing, Mineral Rights
Aluminium, Cassiterite, Cobalt, Coltan, Copper, Diamond, Gold, Tantalum, Tin, Tungsten
Sub-Saharan Africa
Democratic Republic of Congo
Last Updated
July 16, 2019