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 metal processing sector is a key supplier for the automotive sector and the construction sector, which have been among the fastest-growing sectors in Hungary in the last five years. The total output of the metal processing sector stood at HUF 1 ...View more details
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 ...View more details