The mining sector reports of EMIS Insights cover the extraction of valuable mineral and other geological resources. We focus on the subsectors of ferrous and non-ferrous metals, coal, gemstones and limestone among others. The reports follow the full mining cycle starting from prospecting and analysis of deposit size and grade to extraction. If relevant, environmental issues are included, as well.
Each report contains in-depth analysis of the sector’s importance for the country’s economy, detailed statistics and infographics. The report includes executive summary, sector and subsector overviews, competitive and regulatory environment, as well as thorough company profiles of the top market players.
As the world’s second-largest economy, China relies heavily on natural resources, which are essential for the country’s sustainable development. Rising energy consumption has already made China the world’s largest producer and ...READ MORE
In 2016, Chile was the world’s largest copper mine producer with a 26.9% share in global output, the second-biggest molybdenum mine producer with a 19.7% share, and the fourth-largest producer of silver with a share of 5.6%. The country ranked ...READ MORE
The Indian mining sector’s GVA accounted for some 3.8% of GDP in FY2016, as against 4.5% in the previous year. A number of mining commodities, such as crude oil, coal and iron ore, are not only domestically produced but also imported, which ...READ MORE
The mining and quarrying sector’s gross output, which includes the extraction of oil and natural gas, accounted for 0.6% of the total gross output of the Czech economy in 2015, significantly down from its share of 1% in 2011. At the same time, ...READ MORE
The mining sector plays a key role in Brazilian economy, accounting for 12% of national exports and for more than 5% of the net FDI equity capital inflow in 2015. Despite the deep recession in the country during the year, marked by a 3.8% y/y drop in ...READ MORE
In Poland, “metallic and non-metallic minerals mining” – also known as “non-coal mining” or “other mining,” ...READ MORE
In 2015, the mining sector of Argentina – which excludes oil and gas extraction – accounted for 0.7% of the country’s GDP, a figure that has remained relatively stable since 2011. However, mining plays a key role as the ...READ MORE
Mexico is a key global player in the production of metallic and non-metallic minerals. In 2015, the country was the world’s largest silver producer, with about 20% of global output, the fifth-biggest lead and molybdenum producer, and the ...READ MORE
Hungary’s mining and quarrying sector accounted for less than 1% of GDP in 2015. The output of the sector fell by 11.8% y/y in 2015 and the downward trend continued in the first seven months of 2016 with a decline of 27.6% y/y. The decrease was ...READ MORE
The coal mining sector stands for just over 3% of Poland’s GDP, but it remains important for the labour market as it employs nearly 100,000 people. Since the government is looking to help out the ailing and mostly state-owned coal companies ...READ MORE