Research and Markets: Base Metals Mining in Brazil to 2020

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5v524w/base_metals) has announced the addition of the "Base Metals Mining in Brazil to 2020" report to their offering.

The Base Metals Mining in Brazil to 2020 report comprehensively covers the country's historic and forecast data on base metals (copper and nickel) mine production, consumption, and trade to 2020, and reserves by region. The report also include drivers and restraints affecting the industry, profiles of major base metals mining companies, information on the major active, developed and exploration projects and regulations governing the industry.

The report contains an overview of the Brazilian base metals mining industry together with the key growth factors and restraints affecting the industry. It also provides information about reserves, production, consumption, trade, prices, competitive landscape, major active, exploration and development projects and the fiscal regime of the country.

Brazil's copper and nickel mine (or metal content in the ore) production was 273,057 tonnes (t) and 143,940t respectively in 2013, with the majority originating from Para, located in Northern Brazil, and Goias, in central Brazil.

Key Highlights

  • In 2013, copper metal consumption in Brazil was 452,046t, consumed mainly by the construction, wiring and cabling sectors.
  • Germany and China were the two major export markets for Brazilian copper ores and concentrates in 2013, accounting for 49% of total exports.
  • Estimated nickel ore and concentrate exports were 25,197t in 2013. Finland was the major market for this, with 89% of total exports.
  • Brazil has a number of upcoming base metal projects, which are expected to support production over the forecast period. Some major upcoming copper projects until 2016 include the Cristalino project located in Para state, with a resource volume of 500Mt, which is expected to commence operations in late 2014.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Executive Summary

2 Base Metals Mining in Brazil

3 Base Metals Mining in Brazil - Drivers and Restraints

4 Copper Mining in Brazil - Reserves, Production, Consumption and Trade

5 Nickel Mining in Brazil - Reserves, Production, Consumption, and Trade

6 Competitive Landscape

7 Fiscal Regime

8 Appendix

Companies Mentioned

  • Vale SA
  • Yamana Gold Inc.
  • Mineracao Caraiba SA
  • Mirabela Nickel Ltd
  • Anglo American Plc

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Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: Mining