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Vol 4 (AAC) No 4

Published 1st February 2011


Mozambique

It’s mine

Asian mining companies, from India’s state-owned giants to the opaque China International Fund, are taking up their positions for Mozambique’s great mining rush. The Indian government has already projected that it will face an 81-million-tonne coal shortage by the end of the year. On 20 February, India’s largest state-owned power company, the National Thermal Power Corporation, shut down the country’s second-largest power plant due to an insufficient supply of coal.

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