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Analyzing Base Metals in Mexico

Analyzing Base Metals in Mexico

The base metals market in Mexico comprises of copper, aluminum, zinc, lead, tin and nickel. Globally, base metals are generally used in commercial and industrial applications and are cheaper than precious metals such as gold, silver and platinum.

The Mexican base metals industry suffered a sharp decline during 2008-2009. However, the market recovered in 2010, posting a substantial rate of growth during 2011 and 2012. The industry is expected to grow at a stable rate during the forecast period to 2018.

Nickel sales proved to be the most lucrative segment for the Brazilian base metals industry in 2013, followed by copper and zinc. The industry was led by copper sales followed by zinc and lead. Mexico is a significant player in the North & South American base metals industry, accounting for nearly six percent of share of the industry, ahead of Brazil.

Aruvians Research analyzes the Mexican base metals market in its research report Analyzing Base Metals in Mexico.

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 Mexican 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 Mexico 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 Mexico
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 Glencore Xstrata Plc
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 Grupo Mexico S.A. de C.V.
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 Southern Copper Corporation
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.6 Dia Bras Exploration Inc
G.7 Industrias Penoles SAB de CV
H. Glossary of Terms
List of Figures
Figure 1: Value of the Mexican Base Metals Industry (in USD Million), 2009-2013
Figure 2: Volume of the Mexican Base Metals Industry (in Thousand Metric Tons), 2009-2013
Figure 3: Segmentation of the Mexican Base Metals Industry (%), 2013
Figure 4: Share of Mexico in the Americas Base Metals Industry (in USD Million & %), 2013
Figure 5: Forecast Value of the Mexican Base Metals Industry (in USD Million), 2013-2018
Figure 6: Volume Forecast of the Mexican 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 Glencore Xstrata Plc (in USD Million), 2008-2012
Figure 9: Financial Performance Grupo Mexico S.A.B. de C.V. (in MXN Million), 2009-2013
Figure 10: Financial Performance of Southern Copper Corporation (in USD Million), 2009-2013
List of Tables
Table 1: Value of the Mexican Base Metals Industry (in USD Million), 2009-2013
Table 2: Volume of the Mexican Base Metals Industry (in Thousand Metric Tons), 2009-2013
Table 3: Segmentation of the Mexican Base Metals Industry (in USD Million & %), 2013
Table 4: Share of Mexico in the Americas Base Metals Industry (in USD Million & %), 2013
Table 5: Forecast Value of the Mexican Base Metals Industry (in USD Million), 2013-2018
Table 6: Volume Forecast of the Mexican Base Metals Industry (in Thousand Metric Tons), 2013-2018"

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