The Brazilian market for base metals consists of aluminum, copper, lead, zinc, nickel and tin. In Brazil, base metals are generally used in commercial and industrial applications and are cheaper than precious metals such as gold, silver and platinum.
The global economic recession during 2008-2009 saw a sharp decline in the performance of the base metals industry in Brazil. The industry recovered in 2010 and since then, the industry has been going through steady expansion. The base metals industry in Brazil is expected to grow at a good pace up to the forecast period of 2018.
Nickel sales proved to be the most lucrative segment for the Brazilian base metals industry in 2013, followed by copper and zinc.
Aruvians Research analyzes the Brazilian base metals market in its research report Analyzing Base Metals in Brazil.
In this in-depth research offering, we begin with a definition of what base metals are, followed with an industry definition.
An analysis of the Brazilian market for base metals is carried out through an industry overview that includes various industry statistics, an analysis of industry value and volume and a segmentation of the industry through categories and also by geography. An industry outlook till 2018 completes this section.
Competition in the base metals industry in Brazil is included in the report, followed by an analysis of the major industry players. Companies are analyzed through a corporate profile, an analysis of the business segments, an analysis of their major products and services, a financial analysis and a SWOT analysis. "