“The World Bank has ranked Suriname as the 17th richest country in the world in terms of natural resources. Being already one of the world’s top suppliers of bauxite, the raw material for the production of alumunium, Suriname also possesses other natural resources, such as timber, kaolin, oil, gold, diamonds, platinum, uranium, manganese, copper, nickel and iron ore, most of which are still unexplored.”

Found on the website of the Surinamese Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Just a thought: What about freshwater?

Freshwater South America

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