A highly regarded global survey has for the first time ranked South Africa among the world’s 10 most unattractive mining destinations. According to the Fraser Institute’s annual survey of mining companies, which measures the investment attractiveness of various mining jurisdictions, South Africa ranked 10th last in an Investment Attractiveness Index. Fin24 further reports that ranking 75th for 2021, South Africa has slipped down significantly after ranking 60th in 2020 and 40th in 2019.