By Eduardo Cárdenas
The CIVETS (Colombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey
and South Africa) is a grouping acronym for favoured emerging
markets coined in late 2009 by Robert Ward, Global Forecasting
Director for the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).
By Bernardo Cárdenas
The mining industry has progressively gained an important role
in the Colombian economy in the past decade thanks to government
policies which have favoured foreign investment and promoted mining
exploration and exploitation.