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Germany Mining 2018

Germany Mining 2018

BMI View: Germany's mining sector is one of the largest in Europe, and is focused predominantly on the production of lignite, or thermal coal. Nonetheless, the new coalition government looks to be reneging on its commitment to achieve emissions reduction of 40% compared to 1990. BMI believes that this is due to the fact that the country's power industry is still heavily reliant on lignite-fired power production. While the mining of hard coal is likely to cease permanently within our 2017-2022 forecast period, we believe lignite will remain central to the country's energy production mix until 2021 at the very least, and will continue to account for more than 40% of electricity generation until this point. By contrast, the country has made efforts in pursuing lithium mining and a number of companies are already making headway in exploring for the mineral in Saxony region.


BMI Industry View
Table: Germany Mining Industry Value
SWOT
Industry Forecast
Coal: Production To Decline At A Gradual Pace
Table: Coal Production Forecast (Germany 2016-2027)
Playing Field Turning More Competitive
Industry Risk Reward Ratings
Germany: Mining Risk/Reward Index - 2017
Rewards
Industry Rewards
Country Rewards
Risks
Industry Risks
Country Risks
Europe - Europe Mining: Favourable Risk Outlook To Remain Key Asset
Regulatory Development
Commodities Forecast
Global - Global Commodities Strategy
Table: Select Commodities - Performance & BMI Forecasts
Competitive Landscape
Table: Germany - Largest Listed Mining & Metals Companies
Company Profile
Recylex
Table: Recylex - Key Financial Data
RWE AG
Table: RWE - Financial Results
Norsk Hydro - Q2 2018
Table: Norsk Hydro - Key Financial Data
ThyssenKrupp AG - Q2 2018
Table: ThyssenKrupp - Key Financial Data
Regional Overview
Table: Europe Mining Key Themes - Mid-Year Update
Methodology
Industry Forecast Methodology
Sources

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