Marketing of Western Canadian Minerals

CIM Bulletin, 1973

H. T. FARGEY, Vice-President, Marketing, Cominco Ltd., Vancouver, B.C.

This paper considers the social, economic and political factors and their influence on future production and marketing of Western Canadian minerals. Among the subjects discussed are inflation, taxation, anti-combines legislation, unstable international currency relationships, economic nationalism and protectionism, the European Common Market and environmentalism.
Keywords: Canadian, Canadian, European Common Market, potash, Western Canada, Western Minerals, Economics, Markets, mineral, Mineral industry, minerals, Minerals industry, potash, United States