National Minerals Information Center

South America

Listed below are chapters from the South American countries of the Minerals Yearbook Volume III: Area Reports-International-Latin America and Canada. These annual reviews are designed to provide timely statistical data on mineral commodities in various countries. Each report includes sections on government policies and programs, environmental issues, trade and production data, industry structure and ownership, commodity sector developments, infrastructure, and a summary outlook.

Printed copies of the Minerals Yearbook may be ordered through the U.S. Government Printing Office (See Minerals Yearbook, Vol . III, Area Reports: International for order details).

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Regional Map

Regional Summary


Argentina - Map (GIF) (Key)

Bolivia - Map (GIF) (Key)

Brazil - Map (GIF) (Key)

Chile - Map (GIF) (Key)

Colombia - Map (GIF) (Key)

Ecuador - Map (GIF) (Key)

French Guiana - Map (GIF) (Key)

Guyana - Map (GIF) (Key)

Paraguay - Map (GIF) (Key)

Peru - Map (GIF) (Key)

Suriname - Map (GIF) (Key)

Uruguay - Map (GIF) (Key)

Venezuela - Map (GIF) (Key)