Mining & Metals are the backbone of the global economy. Standing at the beginning of most value chains, the Mining & Metals industry is a critical supplier of essential inputs and a global generator of trade and employment. It also has important environmental, fiscal and social effects, and acts as a catalyst for the economic progress of numerous mining-dependent countries in the world.
The Mining & Metals industry comprises the extraction of useful minerals from the ground, including oil and gas, coal, metal ores and non-metallic minerals, and related support activities. It also includes activities lower down the supply chain, such as metal processing, manufacturing of metals and a variety of fabricated metal products, such as cutlery, metal structures, boilers, tanks and ammunition.
Latin America is a resourceful region and has tremendous opportunities within its mining sector. From recently emerged stars in mineral commodities, such as lithium, to traditional segments like gold, copper, iron ore and coal, the ...View more details
The steel sector is the backbone of India’s economic development as steel is an essential input in other sectors. India’s steel industry has been undergoing modernisation for decades. The rapid rise in steel production ...View more details
India’s mining and quarrying sector accounted for roughly 2.14% of India's nominal GVA in FY2020, a decline from 2.27% reported in FY2019. This sector accounted for 9.5% of total exports and 36.1% of total imports as of FY2019 ...View more details
After recording a q/q major decline of 37.23% in Q2 FY2021, the crude steel production recorded a q/q increase of 55.76% in Q2 FY2021. Among the top players, Tata Steel ltd contributed the maximum (17.8%) in the q/q increase in crude steel ...View more details
Natural resources and the mining sector are essential for China’s sustainable economic growth. Due to surging power consumption and industrial progress, the country has already become the world’s largest consumer of materials ...View more details
For the first nine months of 2020, the cumulative value added of China’s iron and steel sector increased by 5.3% y/y. In the third quarter alone, the production of pig iron, crude steel and steel products rose by 12% y/y, 10.5% y/y ...View more details
Russia’s commoditised economic model predefines the pivotal role the mining sector plays in the country’s development. The sector generates 12.6% of Russia’s nominal GDP and earns 62% of total exports, which makes ...View more details