B.C. Becoming More Attractive for Mining Investment
Prince George, B.C. – When it comes to attracting mining investment, B.C. is ranked 18th in the world.
The annual survey , ranked 109 jurisdictions in the world for 2015 , measuring policy perceptions and overall investment attractiveness. B.C.’s 18th place position is up from its 29th place ranking in 2014.
In the policy perception category, B.C. has made significant gains as well, climbing 13 positions to rest in 41st spot .
The annual survey suggests that climb may indicate “some of the uncertainty in the province might have lessened.” The report says the two policy areas which “continue to significantly hamper BC are uncertainty concerning disputed land claims and uncertainty over which areas will be protected.”
The survey ranks Western Australia as best place in the world for mining, and Saskatchewan was ranked second for the second straight year.
The full report can be accessed here.