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Analyzing Base Metals in Australia

Analyzing Base Metals in Australia

Having a value of nearly USD 20 million in 2013, the Australian base metals industry posted strong growth during the last 2-3 years. The industry underwent a decline during the years of 2008-2009, but recovered strongly in 2010. The industry is led by copper sales, which accounts for nearly 50% of the base metals market in Australia. Nickel follows next along with zinc and lead.

After China, Australia is a major player in the Asia Pacific base metals industry and accounts for nearly 30% of the industry in the region.

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 Australian market for base metals is carried out through an industry overview, 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. Data analyzed in this report ranges from 2009 till 2018.

Competition in the base metals industry in Australia is included in the report, followed by an analysis of the major industry players. The major 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.


A. Executive Summary
B. What are Base Metals?
C. Market for Base Metals in Australia
C.1 Industry Definition
C.2 Industry Overview
C.3 Industry Value & Volume Analysis
D. Industry Segmentation
E. Industry Outlook
F. Competition in the Industry
G. Leading Industry Players
G.1 Anglo American plc
G.1.1 Corporate Profile
G.1.2 Business Segment Analysis
G.1.3 Major Products & Services
G.1.4 Financial Analysis
G.1.5 SWOT Analysis
G.2 BHP Billiton Limited
G.2.1 Corporate Profile
G.2.2 Business Segment Analysis
G.2.3 Major Products & Services
G.2.4 Financial Analysis
G.2.5 SWOT Analysis
G.3 First Quantum Minerals Limited
G.3.1 Corporate Profile
G.3.2 Business Segment Analysis
G.3.3 Major Products & Services
G.3.4 Financial Analysis
G.3.5 SWOT Analysis
G.4 Glencore Xstrata Plc
G.4.1 Corporate Profile
G.4.2 Business Segment Analysis
G.4.3 Major Products & Services
G.4.4 Financial Analysis
G.4.5 SWOT Analysis
G.5 Norilsk Nickel OJSC
G.5.1 Corporate Profile
G.5.2 Business Segment Analysis
G.5.3 Major Products & Services
G.5.4 Financial Analysis
G.5.5 SWOT Analysis
G.6 Rio Tinto
G.6.1 Corporate Profile
G.6.2 Business Segment Analysis
G.6.3 Major Products & Services
G.6.4 Financial Analysis
G.6.5 SWOT Analysis
G.7 OZ Minerals Limited
H. Glossary of Terms
List of Figures
Figure 1: Market Value of Australia’s Base Metals Industry (USD Million) 2009-2013
Figure 2: Market Volume of Australia’s Base Metals Industry (in thousand metric ton), 2009-2013
Figure 3: Segmentation of the Australian Base Metals Industry (%), 2013
Figure 4: Share of Australia in the Asia Pacific Base Metals Industry (in USD Million & %), 2013
Figure 5: Forecast for the Australian Base Metals Market, (USD Million) 2013-2018
Figure 6: Volume Forecast of the Australian Base Metals Market (in Thousand Metric Tons), 2013-2018
Figure 7: Financial Performance of Anglo American Plc (in USD Million), 2009-2013
Figure 8: Financial Performance of BHP Billiton (in USD Million), 2009-2013
Figure 9: Financial Performance of First Quantum Minerals (in USD Million), 2009-2013
Figure 10: Financial Performance of Glencore Xstrata Plc (in USD Million), 2008-2012
Figure 11: Financial Performance of Norilsk Nickel (in USD Million), 2009-2013
Figure 12: Financial Performance of Rio Tinto (in USD Million), 2009-2013
List of Tables
Table 1: Market Value of Australia’s Base Metals Industry (USD Million) 2009-2013
Table 2: Market Volume of Australia’s Base Metals Industry (in thousand metric ton), 2009-2013
Table 3: Segmentation of the Australian Base Metals Industry (in USD Million & %), 2013
Table 4: Share of Australia in the Asia Pacific Base Metals Industry (in USD Million & %), 2013
Table 5: Forecast for the Australian Base Metals Market, (USD Million) 2013-2018
Table 6: Volume Forecast of the Australian Base Metals Market (in Thousand Metric Tons), 2013-2018

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