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Vol 5 (AAC) No 1

Published 1st November 2011

Indian mining houses struggle for contracts

India-linked mining companies have had less luck than their Chinese counterparts in breaking into the West African market, arriving later on the scene than Chinese companies. However, a handful have managed to snap up iron-ore concessions that were missed by other Asian competitors. Chinese companies are backing iron projects in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, while Indian mining companies have tried to get a foothold in Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia and Mali. Most of those deals have run into trouble of the political, economic and environmental kind.

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