Managing Commodity Lifecycles, Mining

Overview


Price cycles are a key feature of mineral markets and of the mining industry. These cycles can be extreme and sometimes prolonged. They create acute challenges for mining companies and mining countries and need to be managed carefully. In the following chapters of this topic overview, the causes, features, and impacts of commodity price cycles are discussed as well as the ways in which governments can manage fluctuating prices and implement measures to reduce adverse effects.

This topic overview contains the following chapters: