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Iron and Steel Industry in the BRIC Countries – Market Opportunities and Entry Strategies, Analyses and Forecasts to 2016

168 Pages BRICdata March 19, 2012 SKU: BRDT3807423

Synopsis

The report provides top-level market analysis, information and insights into the BRIC iron and steel industry including:
  • In-depth analysis of the iron and steel industry in BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) countries
  • A detailed analysis of market attractiveness, covering the key trends, drivers, regulatory framework and challenges across the BRIC countries
  • Detailed market sizes for a period of 10 years (2007–2016), including production and consumption analysis
  • Detailed import and export figures for iron and steel products
  • Description and analysis of the competitive landscape and the industry structure for the iron and steel industry
Summary

The BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) countries play a dominant role in the global iron and steel industry in terms of reserves, production and consumption. The iron and steel industry in the BRIC countries posted a healthy growth during the review period and the trend is expected to continue over the forecast period.

Brazilian iron ore production is projected to grow at a CAGR of 14.06% over the forecast period (2012–2016) to reach 765.8 million tons by 2016. Crude steel production posted a CAGR of 1.19% during the review period and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.76% over the forecast period to reach 48.8 million metric tons by 2016. Apparent steel consumption totaled 31 million metric tons in 2011 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 9.06% over the forecast period to reach 48.1 million metric tons by 2016.

Russian iron ore production is projected to grow at a CAGR of 8.31% over the forecast period, to reach 157.7 million tons in 2016. The growth will be primarily driven by the rising demand from the domestic steel industry and growing exports to China. Crude steel production is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.75% over the forecast period to reach 87.4 million metric tons by 2016. Apparent steel consumption is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.98% over the forecast period to reach 69.1 million metric tons by 2016.

India’s iron ore production is expected to register a CAGR of 8.95% over the forecast period to reach 350 million tons by 2016. Crude steel production grew at a CAGR of 5.47% during the review period and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.35% over the forecast period. Consumption is projected to reach 100.6 million metric tons by 2016.

Chinese iron ore production grew at a CAGR of 7.04% during the review period and is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 8.01% over the forecast period to reach 1.3 billion tons by 2016. Crude steel production posted a CAGR of 8.96% during the review period and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.59% over the forecast period. Apparent steel consumption is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.18% over the forecast period to reach 899.5 million metric tons by 2016.

Scope

This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the iron and steel industry in the BRIC countries:
  • It provides historical values for the BRIC iron and steel industry for the report’s 2007–2011 review period and forecast figures for the 2012–2016 forecast period
  • It offers a detailed analysis of production, consumption, imports and exports of iron and steel products
  • It details the regulatory framework for the iron and steel industry in the BRIC countries
  • It covers an exhaustive summary on key trends, drivers and issues affecting the iron and steel industry
  • It details the competitive landscape in the iron and steel industry in the BRIC countries
Reasons To Buy
  • Gain insights into the iron and steel industry in the BRIC countries
  • Identify the key market trends, opportunities and challenges in the BRIC countries
  • Assess the industry structure and competitive landscape for the iron and steel industry in each BRIC country separately, enabling the formulation of effective market-entry strategies
  • Assess growth opportunities and industry dynamics using production, consumption, imports and exports figures for iron and steel products in each BRIC country
  • Analyze the regulatory environment governing the iron and steel industry in the BRIC countries in order to identify the options available to enter the market by analyzing the business environment in each nation
Key Highlights
  • The BRIC countries dominate the global iron and steel industry.
  • Brazil is the third-largest producer of iron ore globally and the ninth-largest producer of steel worldwide.
  • Russia is one of the leading producers of iron ore and accounted for 4.2% of global production in 2011. It is the fourth-largest producer of steel in the world.
  • India is one of the leading producers of iron ore in the world accounting for 11% of global production in 2011. It is the fifth-largest producer of steel in the world.
  • China is the largest producer of iron ore and steel in the world.

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