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.
The gross output of the mining and quarrying sector, including oil and natural gas extraction, accounted for 0.6% of the total gross output of the Czech economy in 2016, decreasing from 0.9% in 2012. The gross value added (GVA) of the ...View more details
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, ...View more details