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 next five years, industry operators will continue to seek additional measures to reduce mine operation costs, effectively increasing profitability... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter
The Copper, Nickel, Lead and Zinc Mining industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle. Over the 10 years to 2019, industry value added (IVA), a measure of an industry's contribution to the Canadian economy, is expected to grow at an annualized rate of 2.3%, matching the average annual growth of Canadian GDP over the same period. This growth, being in line with overall GDP growth, is indicative of a mature industry. Furthermore, the market's relatively stable number of operators and concentration level also indicate the industry is in a mature life cycle phase.
Although the industry is not expected to enter any new markets, its products will continue to be used in many applications. The production of most base metals generally moves in line with price trends... purchase to read more