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.