Asia

Economy of Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan is rich in mineral resources like iron ore, bauxite, chromite, cobalt, nickel, copper, silver, gold, lead, zinc, uranium, vanadium, bismuth, tungsten, molybdenum, cadmium, phosphates, borates, fluorine, potassium and limestone. It is also rich in crude oil, natural gas and coal. Oil and natural gas are found along the coastal region of the Caspian Sea. Coking coal and energy coal are found in 155 deposits. ---

Maritime Trade of India in the ancient period

India is a maritime power since the ancient days. There were trade and commercial activities between the Indian states and other countries. The countries like Italy, Greece, Turkey, Iran, Iraq, Egypt, Yemen, Somalia and Ethiopia were having trade with states on the western coasts of India.---

Economy of Bhutan

Bhutan is a small country located in the eastern Himalaya. It is a beautiful place with mountain peaks, hill ranges, varied vegetation, gushing rivers, waterfalls, rapids and colorful wildlife. The neighbors are two giants India and China. The northern flank is covered by Tibet. The southern flank is covered by West Bengal. The western part is covered by hill state of Sikkim.---

Middle East and Its Oil Resources

The Middle East region or the West Asia region is located between the Indian subcontinent and the Mediterranean region. The region is dry with stretches of desert and semi desert land. The rain fall is scanty and may not go above 600 mm per year. The cyclonic rain during September and October covers the coastal region of the Arabian Sea. The lands are rugged, barren, sandy and hilly in nature---

Minerals of Iran

Iran is a country of the west Asian region. It has neighbours like Turkey, Iraq, Pakistan, Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan. It has an area of 1,648,198 sq.km. The coast line length is around 2440 km. ....

Minerals of Cambodia

Cambodia is a country of the South East Asian region. It is famous for the art and architecture of the Angkor Watt temple. The country has rich cultural heritage and traditional past.Its neighbors are Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam. It has coast line along the gulf of Thailand....

Minerals of Laos

Laos is a land locked country in south-east Asian region .It has an area of 236800 sq.km. It is full of hills,mountain ranges ,narrow valleys and water bodies.Around 5 percent of the land area is suitable for agriculture.Paddy cultivation is the main agricultural activity of the people of Laos.The climate is subtropical to tropical in nature....

Minerals of Afghanistan

Afghanistan is a land locked country in central Asia. It has an area of 652000 sq.km. The population is around 30 million.The country has gone through the civil war, power struggle and war with terror outfits like Taliban...

Gold Demand in India

Indian civilization is one of the important civilizations of the world since ancient time. Gold, gold coins and gold ornaments are part of the Indian society. Gold is associated with religious and social ceremonies in India...

Mineral Mafia in India

India is rich in minerals like iron ore,manganese ore,chromite, bauxite, graphite,limestone,barite and coal.Most of the minerals are extracted by mining lease holders.Coal is mostly extracted by the public sector company Coal India Ltd......

Indian Sponge Iron Industry in Difficult Conditions

Sponge iron is a product made by direct reduction of iron ore in the presence of coal and lime stone. Gas is also used in place of coal to reduce the iron ore into sponge iron. The oxygen is removed and the ore is converted into more than 90% of metallic content. The sponge iron industries started in India during 1980s....

Minerals of Myanmar

Myanmar is rich in minerals ,coal,oil and natural gas.The major rock compositions of Myanmar are granite, pegmatite, pagodite, gneiss, schist, quartzite, slate, basalt, dolerite, gabro, pyroxeniite, sandstone, limestone and gravels.A number of important metallic minerals are found and extracted from deposits in mineral reserves...

Minerals of Mongolia

Mongolia is a land locked country. It is covered by China and Russia. It is a developing country with large nomadic population. But the nature is graceful upon Mongolia. It is rich in varieties of minerals....

Nickel mining in Philippines

Philippines is a country of islands located in the pacific ocean near Vietnam and Indonesia. It is affected by cyclones and oceanic storms. Earth quake tremors also affect the islands every year.....