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Germany Metals Report 2016

Germany Metals Report 2016

BMI View:Germany's metals sector faces further challenges over the next few years as low commoditiesprices, stagnant consumption and high production costs weigh on operating margins. We expect outputgrowth to remain moderate across the core metals products we monitor through to the end of our forecastperiod in 2019. Germany will remain a leading global consumer and producers of these metals, withdemand centres on the country's automotive and manufacturing sectors.

Germany will retain its status as one of the world's leading metals producers over the forecast period, andwill continue to be an important source steel, aluminium and copper production in particular. Demand willcontinue to centre on the country's autos manufacturing industry, while the construction and durable goodsindustries will also remain important drivers of demand.

BMI Industry View
Metals SWOT
Industry Forecast
Steel: Shortfall To Widen As Producers Scale Back
Table: Steel Production & Consumption (Germany 2012-2019)
Table: Steel Industry Historical Data (Germany 2006-2013)
Aluminium: Narrow Margins Amid Weak Prices
Table: Aluminium Production & Consumption (Germany 2011-2019)
Copper: Muted Output As Demand Recovers
Table: Refined Copper Production, Consumption & Balance (Germany 2012-2019)
Lead: Production To Outstrip Demand
Table: Germany - Lead Production & Consumption
Regulatory Development
Table: Political Overview
Commodities Forecast
Commodities Outlook
Table: BMI Commodities Price Forecasts
Competitive Landscape
Table: Europe - Largest Listed Metals Producers
Company Profile
ThyssenKrupp AG
Table: ThyssenKrupp - Key Financial Data
Company Overview
Company Strategy
Latest Financial Results
Company Details
Financial Data
Table: ArcelorMittal - Key Financial Data
Cross Checks

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