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Analyzing Base Metals in South Africa

Analyzing Base Metals in South Africa

Aruvian Research analyzes the South African base metals market in its research report Analyzing Base Metals in South Africa. The South African base metals industry experienced a slight decline in growth during 2008-2009 and more recently in 2014. The industry recovered well from this slowdown in growth and is now expected to maintain robust growth rate till 2018.

Led by nickel sales, the South African base metals market generated revenues over USD 950 million from nickel alone in 2013. Copper followed a close second, accounting for almost 41% of the base metals market sales in 2013. Lead and zinc brought up the remaining market share.

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 South African 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 South Africa 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 South Africa
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 Norilsk Nickel OJSC
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 African Rainbow Minerals Ltd
H. Glossary of Terms
List of Figures
Figure 1: Value of the South African Base Metals Industry (in USD Million), 2009-2013
Figure 2: Volume of the South African Base Metals Industry (in Thousand Metric Tons), 2009-2013
Figure 3: South Africa Base Metals Industry Segmentation (%), 2013
Figure 4: Value Forecast for the South African Base Metals Industry (in USD Million), 2013-2018
Figure 5: Volume Forecast for the South African Base Metals Industry (in Thousand Metric Tons), 2013-2018
Figure 6: Financial Performance of Anglo American Plc (in USD Million), 2009-2013
Figure 7: Financial Performance of BHP Billiton (in USD Million), 2009-2013
Figure 8: Financial Performance of Norilsk Nickel (in USD Million), 2009-2013
Figure 9: Financial Performance of Rio Tinto (in USD Million), 2009-2013
List of Tables
Table 1: Value of the South African Base Metals Industry (in USD Million), 2009-2013
Table 2: Volume of the South African Base Metals Industry (in Thousand Metric Tons), 2009-2013
Table 3: South Africa Base Metals Industry Segmentation (in USD Million & %), 2013
Table 4: Value Forecast for the South African Base Metals Industry (in USD Million), 2013-2018
Table 5: Volume Forecast for the South African Base Metals Industry (in Thousand Metric Tons), 2013-2018

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