The team of Sprott Asset Management has ranked each country in the world concerning gold mining activities from least to most risky.
The following categories were considered:
- Equity or Debt Investment
- Political Stability
- Risk of Terrorism and Violence
- Ease of Logistics
- Ease of Personnel Movement
- Fiscal Stability (Tax, Royalties, etc.)
- Currency Repatriation/Convertibility
- Legal System
Sprott Contributors: Neil Adshead, Greg Caione, Whitney George, Doug Groh, Jim Grosdanis, Peter Grosskopf, John Hathaway, Victor Huwang, Shree Kargutkar, Jason Mayer, Narinder Nagra, Dusan Petkovic, Rick Rule, Maria Smirnova, and Justin Tolman. This document is intended solely for the use of Sprott Inc. and its affiliates, for use with investors and interested parties. Investments, commentary and statements are unique and may not be reflective of investments and commentary in other strategies managed by Sprott Asset Management USA, Inc., Sprott Asset Management LP, Sprott Inc., or any other Sprott entity or affiliate. Opinions expressed in this document are those of the presenter and may vary widely from opinions of other Sprott affiliated Portfolio Managers or investment professionals.