Saskatchewan takes the crown as the most attractive jurisdiction for investment in the Fraser Institute’s Annual survey of mining companies 2016, moving up from second place in 2015, and dethroning Western Australia.
The survey’s authors Taylor Jackson and Kenneth Green compiled 350 responses from mining and exploration companies to assess 104 jurisdictions worldwide on their mineral endowments and policy factors, such as taxation and regulation. In comparison, the 2015 report included 449 responses and 109 jurisdictions.
About half of the 2016 responses came from exploration companies, while the other half came from mainly producers and consulting firms.
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