Posted on Friday, November 30th, 2012 | In Russia
Contributed by: Robert Amsterdam (http://www.robertamsterdam.com/) -
Here’s a very interesting article by the South African Institute of International Affairs that examines the many different types of resource nationalism. This is part of a growing discourse that looks to encourage and normalize expropriation, heightening risks for foreign investors. For instance, whereas Canada’s refusal to allow Malaysia’s Petronas to buy Progress Energy Resources [...]
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