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.
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
Romania is rich in mineral resources such as fossil fuels, salt, gold, silver and non-ferrous metals. Its has the largest oil and natural gas reserves in CEE, however, current production levels are not enough to make the country self-sufficient, thus ...READ MORE
Peru is a key global player in the production of metallic minerals. In 2015, the country was the world’s second-largest silver mine producer, with a share of 14.9% of global output, the third-biggest zinc and copper producer (shares of 10.6% ...READ MORE
The Indonesian coal sector contributed 1.7% to the country’s GDP in 2015. Indonesia is the largest exporter of thermal coal and the fifth-largest coal producer in the world. Coal production decreased by almost 15% y/y in 2015 as a result of ...READ MORE