What was once a sector plagued with security issues is now very much open for business. Colombia benefits from a highly stable government and impressive GDP.
Under Colombian mining law, foreign individuals and corporations have the same rights as Colombian individuals and corporations, and Colombian governmental regulatory bodies are specifically prohibited from requiring any additional or different requirements than would be required of a Colombian individual or corporation.
By combining a mine position with an integrated marketing capability, we will be able to achieve higher trading margins for the emeralds. Which will enhance profitability in a strong market and defensive capability in a falling market.