About the product
During the past decade the Asia and Pacific region has experienced a decline in foreign direct investment flows in the mineral sector due to reasons such as the world recession, unstable prices for mineral commodities and changes in government policy. This publication reviews the critical and emerging issues of policy and management practices in investment promotion and sustainable development of mineral resources sector. It also reviews policies, regulatory regimes and management practices for investment promotion and sustainable development of the mineral resources sector as experienced by the countries with economies in transition, and developing countries of East and South-East Asia. The information contained is based on papers presented at the Training Workshop on Drafting of Implementation Rules and Regulations for Mining Laws of Transitional Economics held in Bangkok in December 2001.