Natural resources and energy
Fighting pollution and overcapacity, China is deregulating its energy sector, opening up one of the country’s last unexploited markets.
Central and Eastern Europe are looking for ways to diversify their energy supply. LNG supplied via Croatia provides a promising opportunity.
The Colombian Constitutional Court recently banned mining in areas known as paramos, highlighting how judicial activism replaces regulation.
Oil is moving into a new paradigm, in which markets decide the price. U.S. shale production and Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 add new market dynamics.
Tectonic shifts in the global coal market are underway, posing a series of questions for traditional coal supply markets.
The recent Doha meeting of major oil producers failed to agree oil output freeze deal and confirmed the existence of deep disagreements within Opec.