Mining ministries

Knowledge about investment opportunities in exploration and mining are an important factor to strengthen the economic ties between the EU and Latin America. Opportunities in exploration and mining are usually made public and kept up-to-date by either the Geological Survey of the country in question or the relevant mining authorities. This section summarizes possible sources of current investment opportunities in each of the participating countries and provides the links to their homepages.

Relevant mining authorities in the Latin American countries Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay:

COUNTRY MINING MINISTRIES WEB
ARGENTINA Ministerio de Energía y Minería www.argentina.gob.ar/energiaymineria
BRAZIL Ministério de Minas e Energia www.mme.gov.br
CHILE Ministerio de Minería www.minmineria.gob.cl
COLOMBIA Ministerio de Minas y Energía www.minminas.gov.co/inicio
MEXICO Dirección General de Minas www.siam.economia.gob.mx
PERU Ministry of Energy and Mines – MINEM www.minem.gob.pe
URUGUAY Ministerio Industria, Energía y Minería (MIEM) www.miem.gub.uy

Relevant mining authorities in the EU Member States:

COUNTRY MINING MINISTRIES WEB
AUSTRIA Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy www.en.bmwfw.gv.at
BELGIUM Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences-Geological Survey of Belgium www.naturalsciences.be
BULGARIA Ministry of Environment and Water www.moew.government.bg/
CROATIA Ministry of Economy, Labour and Entrepreneurship, Mining Department www.mingo.hr
CYPRUS Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment www.moa.gov.cy
CZECH REPUBLIC Czech Mining Authority www.cbusbs.cz
DENMARK Danish Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate www.en.efkm.dk/
ESTONIA Ministry of the Environment, Mineral Resources Department www.envir.ee
FINLAND Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment www.tem.fi/en/
FRANCE Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition www.gouvernement.fr
GERMANY Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy - Referat IV B 5 www.bmwi.de
GREECE Ministry of Environment and Energy www.ypeka.gr
HUNGARY Ministry of National Development www.kormany.hu
IRELAND Exploration and Mining Division (EMD) www.mineralsireland.ie
ITALY Ministry for the Environment and the Protection of Land and Sea www.minambiente.it
LATVIA Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development www.varam.gov.lv/eng
LITHUANIA Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development www.am.lt
LUXEMBOURG Ministry of Public Works mddi.gouvernement.lu
MALTA Malta Resources Authority – MRA www.mra.org.mt
NETHERLANDS Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, State Supervision of Mines www.government.nl
POLAND Ministry of Environment www.mos.gov.pl
PORTUGAL Ministry of Economy www.sgeconomia.gov.pt
ROMANIA National Agency for Mineral Resources www.namr.ro
SLOVAKIA Ministry of Environment www.minzp.sk
SLOVENIA Ministry for Industry and Mining www.geo-zs.si
SPAIN Ministerio de Economía, Industria y Competitividad www.mineco.gob.es
SWEDEN Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communication www.government.se
UNITED KINGDOM Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy www.gov.uk/government