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Global Copper Mining to 2021 - Copper Industry Demonstrates Signs of Recovery as Demand Resurges in China

Global Copper Mining to 2021 - Copper Industry Demonstrates Signs of Recovery as Demand Resurges in China

Summary

In 2016, the global copper mine (ore) metal content in the ore production reached 20.2 mt - up by 5.7% compared with 2015 - supported by an increase in production from Peru (38.4%), Mexico, Indonesia (25.7%), and Zambia. The commencement of the Las Bambas Project in Peru was the primary factor behind the significant increase in the country’s copper output. During the same period, copper production remained moderate across China, United States, and Australia, while declining in Chile (3.8%) and Brazil.

Global copper reserves totaled 720 million tonnes (mt) as of January 2017. Chile dominating with 210 mt or 29.2% of the total followed by Australia with 89 mt, Peru with 11.3%, Mexico with 6.4% and United States with 35 mt.

Key highlights include in this report -

  • Copper is available in different forms, including sulfide deposits, carbonate deposits and silicate deposits. Porphyry copper deposits are the main source of copper, and approximately 60% of the world’s copper is sourced from these deposits, followed by sediment-hosted stratabound deposits with 20%.
  • In 2016, global copper mine or metal content in the ore production increased by 5.7% over 2015 mainly as a result of supply increased from Peru (38.4%), Mexico, and Indonesia. Chile, Peru, China, United States and Australia were the top five largest producers of copper globally accounted for 60% of global total in 2016.
  • With upcoming copper projects in Mexico, Australia, Canada, China, the Democratic Republic of the Congo,and Zambia, and an anticipated rise in capacity utilization at existing mines, global copper mine production is expected to grow to reach 22.8 mt in 2021.
  • Global copper consumption was 23.4 mt in 2016 up by a nominal 1.7% over 2015 - owing to higher demand from China’s construction sector. Consumption also increased by 4% in Europe owing to higher demand from Germany and Russia, while consumption declined by 1% in the US.
  • Peru, Chile, and Indonesia were the top three exporters of copper ores and concentrates. Chile China, Japan, and Spain were the three largest importers
  • CorporacionNacionaldelCobre de Chile (Codelco), Freeport-McMoRan Inc, BHP Billiton Ltd, Glencoreplc, Anglo America plc, and Grupo Mexico S.A.B. de C.V. (Grupo Mexico) are the world’s six biggest producers.
The report Global Copper Mining to 2021 - Copper Industry Demonstrates Signs of Recovery as Demand Resurges in China, covers comprehensive information on global copper mining industry, global copper reserves by country, the historical and forecast data on global copper production and production by country. The report also includes the historical and forecast data on copper consumption prices; major exporters and importers. The report also includes, factors affecting the demand for copper, profile of major copper producing companies in the world and region-wise data on the active, exploration and development copper projects.

Companies mentioned in this report: Codelco, Freeport-McMoRan Inc, BHP Billiton Ltd, GlencorePlc, Anglo American plc, Grupo Mexico, Antofagasta Plc, KGHM PolskaMiedz S.A, Rio Tinto Plc, First Quantum Minerals Ltd.

Scope
  • Summary of the global copper mining industry across various parameters - reserves, production, consumption, trade, competitive landscape and the future potential.
  • Global copper reserves by country.
  • Copper production and consumption numbers from 2000-2016 and forecast for next five years to 2021.
  • Comprehensive information of major operating copper mines in Asia-Pacific (APAC), Europe, Oceania, Middle East and Africa (MEA), South and Central America (SCA), North America (NA) and Former Soviet Union (FSU)
  • Comprehensive information of major exploration copper projects in APAC, Europe, FSU, MEA, NA, Oceania, and SCA.
  • Comprehensive information of major development copper projects in APAC, Europe, FSU, MEA, NA, Oceania, and SCA.
  • Factors affecting the demand for copper
  • Company details, including company overview, business description and information on active, exploration and development copper projects.
Reasons to buy
  • Gain an understanding of the global copper mining industry.
  • Facilitate decision-making based on strong historic and forecast data
  • Obtain the region-wise most up to date information for active, exploration and development copper projects.
  • Identify various factors affecting the copper demand.
  • Identify key operating companies’ and obtain the business structure, strategy and prospects.


1 Table of Contents
1.1. List of Tables
1.2. List of Figures
2. Global Copper Mining Industry
2.1. Key Highlights
3. Global Copper Mining: Reserves, Production, Consumption, and Trade
3.1. Global Copper Reserves by Country
3.1.1. Chile
3.1.2. Australia
3.1.3. Peru
3.1.4. Mexico
3.1.5. United States
3.2. Historical and Forecast Production
3.2.1. Production by country
3.2.2. Historical and forecast copper prices
3.3. Active Mines
3.4. Exploration Projects
3.5. Development Projects
3.6. Copper Consumption
3.7. Major Exporters and Importers
3.8. Factors Affecting the Demand for Copper
3.8.1. Global copper refining capacity
3.8.2. Demand from automobile industry
4. Global Copper Mining: Major Producers
4.1. Codelco
4.2. Freeport-McMoRan Inc.
4.3. BHP Billiton Ltd
4.4. Glencore Plc
4.5. Anglo America plc
4.6. Grupo Mexico
4.7. Antofagasta Plc
4.8. KGHM Polska Miedź S.A
4.9. Rio Tinto plc
4.10. First Quantum Minerals Ltd
5. Appendix
5.1. Abbreviations
5.2. Methodology
5.2.1. Coverage
5.2.2. Secondary Research
5.3. Contact Us
5.4. Disclaimer
1.1 List of Tables
Table 1: Global Copper Mining - Copper Reserves by Country (million tonnes), 2017
Table 2: Global Copper Mining - Historical and Forecast Copper Mine Production (thousand tonnes), 2000-2021
Table 3: Global Copper Mining - Historical and Forecast Copper Mine Production by Country (thousand tonnes), 2000-2021
Table 4: Global Copper Mining - Historical and Forecast Copper Mine Production in Chile (thousand tonnes), 2000-2021
Table 5: Global Copper Mining - Historical and Forecast Copper Mine Production in Peru (thousand tonnes), 2000-2021
Table 6: Global Copper Mining - Historical and Forecast Copper Mine Production in China (thousand tonnes), 2000-2021
Table 7: Global Copper Mining - Copper Quarterly Prices (US$ per tonne), 2013-2017
Table 8: Global Copper Mining - Historical and Forecast Annual Copper Prices (US$ per tonne), 2000-2021
Table 9: Global Copper Mining - Active Mines in Asia-Pacific, 2017
Table 10: Global Copper Mining - Active Mines in Asia-Pacific, 2017 (Contd.1)
Table 11: Global Copper Mining - Active Mines in Asia-Pacific, 2017 (Contd.2)
Table 12: Global Copper Mining - Active Mines in Europe, 2017
Table 13: Global Copper Mining - Active Mines in Europe, 2017 (Contd.1)
Table 14: Global Copper Mining - Active Mines in Middle East and Africa, 2017
Table 15: Global Copper Mining - Active Mines in Middle East and Africa, 2017 (Contd.1)
Table 16: Global Copper Mining - Active Mines in Middle East and Africa, 2017 (Contd.2)
Table 17: Global Copper Mining - Active Mines in North America, 2017
Table 18: Global Copper Mining - Active Mines in North America, 2017 (Contd.1)
Table 19: Global Copper Mining - Active Mines in South and Central America, 2017
Table 20: Global Copper Mining - Active Mines in South and Central America, 2017 (Contd.1)
Table 21: Global Copper Mining - Active Mines in South and Central America, 2017 (Contd.2)
Table 22: Global Copper Mining - Active Mines in South and Central America, 2017 (Contd.3)
Table 23: Global Copper Mining - Active Mines in Former Soviet Union, 2017
Table 24: Global Copper Mining - Active Mines in Former Soviet Union, 2017 (Contd.1)
Table 25: Global Copper Mining - Active Mines in Former Soviet Union, 2017 (Contd.2)
Table 26: Global Copper Mining - Active Mines in Oceania, 2017
Table 27: Global Copper Mining - Active Mines in Oceania, 2017 (Contd.1)
Table 28: Global Copper Mining - Exploration Projects in Asia-Pacific, 2017
Table 29: Global Copper Mining - Exploration Projects in Asia Pacific, 2017 (Contd.1)
Table 30: Global Copper Mining - Exploration Projects in Europe, 2017
Table 31: Global Copper Mining - Exploration Projects in Europe, 2017 (Contd.1)
Table 32: Global Copper Mining - Exploration Projects in Former Soviet Union, 2017
Table 33: Global Copper Mining - Exploration Projects in Former Soviet Union, 2017 (Contd.1)
Table 34: Global Copper Mining - Exploration Projects in Middle East and Africa, 2017
Table 35: Global Copper Mining - Exploration Projects in Middle East and Africa, 2017 (Contd.1)
Table 36: Global Copper Mining - Exploration Projects in North America, 2017
Table 37: Global Copper Mining - Exploration Projects in North America, 2017 (Contd.1)
Table 38: Global Copper Mining - Exploration Projects in Oceana, 2017
Table 39: Global Copper Mining - Exploration Projects in Oceana, 2017 (Contd.1)
Table 40: Global Copper Mining - Exploration Projects in South and Central America, 2017
Table 41: Global Copper Mining - Exploration Projects in South and Central America, 2017 (Contd.1)
Table 42: Global Copper Mining - Development Projects in Asia Pacific, 2017
Table 43: Global Copper Mining - Development Projects in Asia Pacific, 2017 (Contd.1)
Table 44: Global Copper Mining - Development Projects in Asia Pacific, 2017 (Contd.2)
Table 45: Global Copper Mining - Development Projects in Europe, 2017
Table 46: Global Copper Mining - Development Projects in Former Soviet Union, 2017
Table 47: Global Copper Mining - Development Projects in Former Soviet Union, 2017 (Contd.1)
Table 48: Global Copper Mining - Development Projects in Middle East and Africa, 2017
Table 49: Global Copper Mining - Development Projects in Middle East and Africa, 2017 (Contd.1)
Table 50: Global Copper Mining - Development Projects in Middle East and Africa, 2017 (Contd.2)
Table 51: Global Copper Mining - Development Projects in Middle East and Africa, 2017 (Contd.3)
Table 52: Global Copper Mining - Development Projects in North America, 2017
Table 53: Global Copper Mining - Development Projects in North America, 2017 (Contd.1)
Table 54: Global Copper Mining - Development Projects in Oceana, 2017
Table 55: Global Copper Mining - Development Projects in Oceana, 2017 (Contd.1)
Table 56: Global Copper Mining - Development Projects in South and Central America, 2017
Table 57: Global Copper Mining - Development Projects in South and Central America, 2017 (Contd.1)
Table 58: Global Copper Mining - Development Projects in South and Central America, 2017 (Contd.2)
Table 59: Global Copper Mining - Historical and Forecast Copper Metal Consumption (thousand tonnes), 2000-2021
Table 60: Global Copper Mining - Top 10 Exporters (thousand tonnes), 2011-2016
Table 61: Global Copper Mining - Top 10 Importers (thousand tonnes), 2011-2016
Table 62: Global Copper Mining - Codelco, Major Projects, 2017
Table 63: Global Copper Mining - Codelco, Major Projects, 2017 (Contd.1)
Table 64: Global Copper Mining - Freeport-McMoRan Inc, Major Projects, 2017
Table 65: Global Copper Mining - Freeport-McMoRan Inc, Major Projects, 2017 (Contd.1)
Table 66: Global Copper Mining - BHP Billiton Ltd, Major Projects, 2017
Table 67: Global Copper Mining - BHP Billiton Ltd, Major Projects, 2017 (Contd.1)
Table 68: Global Copper Mining - Glencore Plc, Major Projects, 2017
Table 69: Global Copper Mining - Glencore Plc, Major Projects, 2017 (Contd.1)
Table 70: Global Copper Mining - Glencore Plc, Major Projects, 2017 (Contd.2)
Table 71: Global Copper Mining - Anglo America Plc, Major Projects, 2017
Table 72: Global Copper Mining - Anglo America Plc, Major Projects, 2017 (Contd.1)
Table 73: Global Copper Mining - Anglo America Plc, Major Projects, 2017 (Contd.2)
Table 74: Global Copper Mining - Grupo Mexico S.A.B. de C.V., Major Projects, 2017
Table 75: Global Copper Mining - Grupo Mexico S.A.B. de C.V., Major Projects, 2017 (Contd.1)
Table 76: Global Copper Mining - Grupo Mexico S.A.B. de C.V., Major Projects, 2017 (Contd.2)
Table 77: Global Copper Mining - Antofagasta Plc, Major Projects, 2017
Table 78: Global Copper Mining - Antofagasta Plc, Major Projects, 2017 (Contd.1)
Table 79: Global Copper Mining - KGHM Polska Miedz S.A, Major Projects, 2017
Table 80: Global Copper Mining - KGHM Polska Miedz S.A, Major Projects, 2017 (Contd.1)
Table 81: Global Copper Mining - Rio Tinto Plc, Major Projects, 2017
Table 82: Global Copper Mining - Rio Tinto Plc, Major Projects, 2017 (Contd.1)
Table 83: Global Copper Mining - First Quantum Minerals Ltd, Major Projects, 2017
Table 84: Global Copper Mining - First Quantum Minerals Ltd, Major Projects, 2017 (Contd.1)
1.2 List of Figures
Figure 1: Global Copper Mining - Copper Reserves by Country (%), 2017
Figure 2: Global Copper Mining - Historical and Forecast Copper Mine Production (thousand tonnes) vs. Number of Operating Mines, 2000-2021
Figure 3: Global Copper Mining - Historical and Forecast Copper Mine Production by Country (thousand tonnes), 2000-2021
Figure 4: Global Copper Mining - Historical and Forecast Copper Mine Production in Chile (thousand tonnes) vs. Number of Operating Mines, 2000-2021
Figure 5: Global Copper Mining - Historical and Forecast Copper Mine Production in Peru (thousand tonnes) vs. Number of Operating Mines, 2000-2021
Figure 6: Global Copper Mining - Historical and Forecast Copper Mine Production in China (thousand tonnes) vs. Number of Operating Mines, 2000-2021
Figure 7: Global Copper Mining - Historical and Forecast Annual Copper Prices (US$ per tonne), 2000-2021
Figure 8: Global Copper Mining - Historical and Forecast Copper Metal Consumption (thousand tonnes), 2000-2021
Figure 9: Global Copper Mining - World’s Top 10 Exporters and Importers of Copper Ores and Concentrates*, 2016
Figure 10: Global Copper Mining - World Refinery Capacity (million tonnes) vs. World Refinery Capacity Utilization (%), 2010-2016
Figure 11: Global Copper Mining - Number of Vehicle Sales by Region (million vehicles), 2005-2016
Figure 12: Global Copper Mining - China’s Share in World Vehicle Sales (million vehicles), 2005-2016

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