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Analyzing Base Metals in Brazil

Analyzing Base Metals in Brazil

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. "


A. Executive Summary
B. What are Base Metals?
C. Market for Base Metals in Brazil
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 Glencore Xstrata Plc
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 Rio Tinto
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 Vale SA
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 Votorantim Metais Ltda.
H. Glossary of Terms
List of Figures
Figure 1: Value of the Brazilian Base Metals Industry (in USD Million), 2009-2013
Figure 2: Volume of the Base Metals Industry in Brazil (in Thousand Metric Tons), 2009-2013
Figure 3: Segmentation of the Base Metals Industry in Brazil (%), 2013
Figure 4: Share of Brazil in the Americas Base Metals Industry (%), 2013
Figure 5: Forecast of the Brazilian Base Metals Industry (in USD Million), 2013-2018
Figure 6: Volume Forecast of the Brazilian Base Metals Industry (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 Glencore Xstrata Plc (in USD Million), 2008-2012
Figure 10: Financial Performance of Rio Tinto (in USD Million), 2009-2013
Figure 11: Financial Performance of Vale S.A. (in USD Million), 2009-2013
List of Tables
Table 1: Value of the Brazilian Base Metals Industry (in USD Million), 2009-2013
Table 2: Volume of the Base Metals Industry in Brazil (in Thousand Metric Tons), 2009-2013
Table 3: Segmentation of the Base Metals Industry in Brazil (in USD Million & %), 2013
Table 4: Share of Brazil in the Americas Base Metals Industry (in USD Million & %), 2013
Table 5: Forecast of the Brazilian Base Metals Industry (in USD Million), 2013-2018
Table 6: Volume Forecast of the Brazilian Base Metals Industry (in Thousand Metric Tons), 2013-2018

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