State ownership in mineral industries has increased massively from the 1950’s affecting the world mineral sector greatly. Originally published in 1985, this study analyses the effects this had on the international market covering topics such as state takeovers of mineral firms, price stabilisation methods, state-owned enterprises in developing countries and whether state ownership will negatively impact private multinational companies. This title will be of interest to students of environmental studies.
Table of Contents
Preface; Part 1: The Issues; 1. Introduction 2. Motivations for Establishing State Mineral Enterprises and Quantitative Assessment 3. Characteristics and Market Impact of State Mineral Enterprises; Part 2: The Case Studies; 4. The State Tin Industry in Indonesia 5. The State Iron Ore Industry in Venezuela 6. The State Copper Industry in Zambia Part 3. Conclusions; 7. Conclusions; Index