Politics, Business & Culture in the Americas

Endnotes and Appendices: [i]Do Chinese Mining Companies Exploit More?[/i] (Fall 2011)


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Appendix I. Chinese FDI in Natural Resources: South America

Category I: Special relationship with major producer
Buyers and/or their home governments take an equity stake in a “major” producer to procure an equity share of production on terms comparable to other co-owners.

1. CNOOC and Bridas Corporation, Argentina, 2010   
2. Shanghai Baosteel and Vale, Brazil, 2001   
3. Chalco and Vale, Brazil, 2004       
4. Chalco and Vale, Brazil, 2004       
5. CNPC’s acquisition of the Intercampo and Caracoles oilfields from Petroleos de Venezuela SA, Venezuela, 1997
6. CNPC and Petroleos de Venezuela, Venezuela, 2008

Category II: Special relationship with competitive fringe
Buyers and/or their home governments take an equity stake in an “independent” producer to procure an equity share of production on terms comparable to other co-owners.

7. Shandong Gold Group and Energia y Minerales Soceidad del Estado, Argentina, 2010       
8. Minmetals and Vale, Brazil, 2004       
9. Minmetals and Cosipar Group, Brazil, 2007   
10. WISCO and EBX, Brazil, 2009   
11. Wuhan Iron & Steel Co. Ltd. And MMX Sudeste Mineracao SA, Brazil, 2010
12. Sinopec and Petrobras, Brazil, 2004   
13. Sinopec and Repsol YPF SA, Brazil, 2010
14. Minmetals and Codelco, Chile, 2006   
15. Shunde Rixin and government of Chile, Chile, 2009
16. CNPC’s development of Atacapi and Parahuacu blocks, Ecuador, 2003
17. Sinopec and ConocoPhilips, Ecuador, 2003
18. CNPC and Sinopec’s acquisition of Encanna, Ecuador, 2006
19. Bosai Minerals and the government of Guyana, Guyana, 2008
20. CNPC and PlusPetrol Norte SA, Peru, 2004
21. CNPC’s development of Block 6 and 7 or the Talara oilfields, Peru, 1993 and 1994
22. Shougang’s acquisition of Hierro Peru, Peru, 1992
23. Zijin Mining and Monterrico Metals, Peru, 2007
24. Shougang Hierro Peru’s expansion of the Marcona mine, Peru, 2007
25. Chinalco’s acquisition of the Toromocho Copper Project, Peru, 2008
26. Minmetals and Jiangxi Copper’s acquisition of Northern Peru Copper, Peru, 2007
27. Zibo Hongda Mining Industyr Co. Ltd.’s acquisition of Pampa de Pongo iron ore mine, Peru, 2009

Category III: Loan capital to major producer to be repaid in output
Buyers and/or their home governments make a loan to a “price maker” producer in return for a purchase agreement to service the loan.

28. China Development Bank and Petrobras, Brazil, 2009
29. Shanghai Baosteel and Vale, Brazil, 2003
30. China Development Bank and CNPC with the Venezuelan Social Development Bank and Petroleos de Venezuela, Venezuela, 2010

Category IV: Loan capital to competitive fringe to be repaid in output
Buyers and/or their home governments make a loan to a “price taker” producer in return for a purchase agreement to service the loan.

31. CITIC’s investment to build a pig iron plant, Brazil, 2004   
32. China Development Bank and the government of Ecuador, Ecuador, 2009   
33. CPEB and Petroecuador and the Ecuadorian Ministry of Energy and Mining, Ecuador, 2003
34. Shandong Gold Group and Corporacion Venezolano de Guyana, Venezuela, 2003

Sources: FDiMarkets.com; RHGroup

Chalco/Chinalco = Aluminum Corporation of China   
CITIC = CITIC group (formerly China International Trust and Investment Corporation)
CNOOC = China National Offshore Oil Corporation   
CNPC = China National Petroleum Operation Company
CPEB = Changqing Petroleum Exploration Bureau   
Sinopec = China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation
WISCO = Wuhan Iron & Steel Co. Ltd.


Appendix II. World Governance Indicators Scores for mining countries in Africa and Latin America and for China, 2009

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