Copper, Nickel, Lead & Zinc Mining in Canada: Market Research Report

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Copper, Nickel, Lead & Zinc Mining in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 21223CA | Feb 2016

Digging deep: Revenue will rise, though weak demand from China may constrain growth

IBISWorld’s Copper, Nickel, Lead & Zinc Mining market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Copper, Nickel, Lead and Zinc Mining industry supplies important metals for infrastructure construction and other products. The industry has grown during the past five years, though weakening demand from China is anticipated to constrain revenue. In the five years to 2016, industry revenue is expected to fall due to plummeting prices of these minerals. IBISWorld estimates that industry revenue will stay relatively flat thanks to foreign demand... purchase to read more

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The Copper, Nickel, Lead and Zinc Mining industry has faced extremely volatile conditions during the five years to 2016. Revenue is expected to fall at an average rate of 5.1% per year, including exceptionally sharp annual shifts that have occurred in response to the global economy, as well as swinging copper, lead and zinc prices. Over 2011, revenue jumped 23.7% due to strong demand from China. However, as China’s appetite for copper wanes in light of slowing growth, the industry’s revenue has declined in recent years. In 2016, IBISWorld expects industry revenue to rise only 0.2% to $8.5 billion, as nickel and copper prices fall over the year. Demand from foreign markets is expected to sustain revenue despite falling commodity prices... purchase to read more


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What is the Copper, Nickel, Lead & Zinc Mining Industry?

This industry mines ores valued for their copper, nickel, lead or zinc content. Firms may covert mined ore into concentrates for further downstream processing.

Industry Products
Copper oreZinc oreNickel oreLead ore
Industry Activities
Copper ore mining and beneficiatingNickel ore mining and beneficiatingLead ore mining and beneficiatingZinc ore mining and beneficiatingRecovering copper concentratesExploring for and developing mine sites

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