Ethical Corporation: Is Mongolia digging a hole for itself?

It’s been a couple of years since we reported about Mongolia. In the meantime a lot has been happening there – new mineral concessions and mine listings, controversial new mining laws and serious competition between companies and government for the commodity wealth that lies beneath Mongolia’s grasslands. The western media has paid Mongolia scant attention. This is odd when you consider that Mongolia’s Oyu Tolgoi is the largest copper mine in the world and Tavan Tolgoi is the planet’s largest seam of coal. Despite this mineral wealth beneath their feet, more than a third of Mongolians live below the poverty line. Graduate jobs pay barely $350 a month and 90% of the country’s roads remain unpaved. To read the full article, click hereIs Mongolia digging a hole for itself?

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