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Brazilian Mining Industry 2015-2019

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
      • Table Brazilian mining market segmentation
      • Table Brazilian mining market segmentation by mine size
      • Table Brazilian mining market segmentation by minerals
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
    • Overview
      • Table Export of minerals 2014 (by value)
      • Table Largest ore producing states in Brazil 2014
      • Table Regions with major mineral reserves
  • Market landscape
    • Brazilian mining industry
      • Table Brazilian mining market 2014-2019 (billion metric tons)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by minerals
    • Table Brazilian mining market by minerals 2014
    • Brazilian mining industry for aggregates
      • Table Brazilian mining industry for aggregates 2014-2019 (million metric tons)
    • Brazilian mining industry for iron ore
      • Table Key importers of iron ore 2014
      • Table Brazilian mining industry for iron ore 2014-2019 (million metric tons)
    • Brazilian mining industry for gold
      • Table Brazilian mining industry for gold 2014-2019 (metric tons)
    • Brazilian mining industry for bauxite
      • Table Key producers of bauxite 2014
      • Table Brazilian mining industry for bauxite 2014-2019 (million metric tons)
    • Brazilian mining industry for phosphate concentrate
      • Table Major phosphate reserves in Brazil 2014
      • Table Brazilian mining industry for phosphate concentrate 2014-2019 (million metric tons)
    • Brazilian mining industry for potassium concentrate
      • Table Brazilian mining industry for potassium concentrate 2014-2019 (thousand metric tons)
    • Brazilian mining industry for manganese
      • Table Major manganese reserves in Brazil 2014
      • Table Brazilian mining industry for manganese 2014-2019 (million metric tons)
    • Brazilian mining industry for kaolin
      • Table Major kaolin producers in Brazil 2014
      • Table Brazilian mining industry for kaolin 2014-2019 (million metric tons)
    • Brazilian mining industry for copper ore
      • Table Major copper ore producers in Brazil 2014
      • Table Brazilian mining industry for copper ore 2014-2019 (thousand metric tons)
    • Brazilian mining industry for nickel concentrate
      • Table Major nickel producing states in Brazil 2014
      • Table Brazilian mining industry for nickel concentrate 2014-2019 (thousand metric tons)
    • Brazilian mining industry for zinc concentrate
      • Table Brazilian mining industry for zinc concentrate 2014-2019 (thousand metric tons)
    • Brazilian mining industry for niobium
      • Table Major reserves of niobium in Brazil 2014
      • Table Brazilian mining industry for niobium 2014-2019 (thousand metric tons)
    • Brazilian mining industry for tin ore
      • Table Major producers of tin ore in Brazil 2014
      • Table Brazilian mining industry for tin ore 2014-2019 (thousand metric tons)
  • Market segmentation by mine
    • Table Segmentation by mine size
  • Market drivers
    • Increase in demand for minerals from developing economies
    • Developing infrastructure
    • Increase in investments in mining sector
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Declining iron ore quality
    • Difficulties with environmental licensing
    • Difficulty in talent retention
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Enhancement of ore quality
    • Retention of skilful employees
    • Ease in licensing regulations
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Key market vendors
      • Table Key market vendors
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Alcoa
      • Table Alcoa: Business segmentation by revenue 2014
      • Table Alcoa: Product segmentation by revenue 2014
      • Table Alcoa: Business segmentation by revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ billions)
      • Table Alcoa: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2014
    • Mineraçao Rio do Norte
      • Table Geographic segmentation by revenue 2014
    • MMX
      • Table MMX: Business segmentation by revenue 2014
    • Vale
      • Table Vale: Business segmentation by revenue 2014
      • Table Vale: Business segmentation by revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ billions)
      • Table Vale: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2014
    • Votorantim Metals
      • Table Votorantim Metals: Business segmentation
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
  • Explore Technavio

Brazilian Mining Industry 2015-2019

Outlook of the Brazilian mining industry

Technavio's market research analyst predicts the Brazilian mining industry to witness a steady growth at a CAGR of around 5% during the forecast period.  The increased demand for minerals globally is driving the growth of this market. Brazil is rich in mineral ores and is one of the chief exporters of minerals. For instance, China is heavily dependent on Brazil for iron ore for its steel production. The growth of the global automobile industry is also creating a demand for various products thereby driving the Brazilian mining industry.

The difficulty in procuring licenses for mining is expected to deter the market growth during the forecast period. Brazil has a very complex regulatory framework for the mining sector. Approval processes and jurisdiction is divided among the federal, state, and municipal governments. Mineral exploration licenses are approved by the DNPM at the federal government level, and development concessions are issued by the MME. The licenses are renewed on the basis of the final exploration report. 

Segmentation by minerals and analysis of - aggregates, iron ore, bauxite, and phosphate concentrate

 The aggregates segment dominated the market during 2014 with a market share of 54% and is anticipated to witness the fastest growth during the forecast period. The increased demand from the construction sector is driving the growth of this segment. For instance, nearly 10 thousand tons of aggregates is required for paving a road of one kilometer while a 50 square meter low-cost house requires 68 tons of aggregates. Minas Gerais, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and Parana are the key regions in Brazil driving the growth of the aggregate segment.

The report offers an analysis of each of the following segments and discusses its impact on the overall market growth -

  • Aggregates
  • Iron ore
  • Bauxite
  • Phosphate concentrate
Segmentation by mine and analysis of - micro, small, medium, grand 

The micro mine segment accounted for 49% of the market share during 2014. Micro mines produce less than 10 thousand million tons per annum. 

The report offers an analysis of each of the following segments and discusses its impact on the overall market growth -

Micro
Small
Medium
Grand 
Competitive landscape and key vendors - Vale, MMX, MRN, Alumar, Votorantium

The Brazilian mining industry is witnessing a consolidation with increased competition in the market. The market is also experiencing an increased influx of private labels. The report anticipates the development of innovative methods by the vendors to boost the market growth during the forecast period.

The leading vendors in the market are:

VALE
MMX Group EBX
Votorantim Metals
Alumar Consortium
MRN 
Other prominent vendors in the market include Anglo American, AngloGold Ashant, and ArcelorMittal. 

Key questions answered in the report include 

What will the market size and the growth rate be in 2019?
What are the key factors driving the Brazilian mining industry?
What are the key market trends impacting the growth of the Brazilian mining industry?
What are the challenges to market growth?
Who are the key vendors in this market space?
What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the Brazilian mining industry?
What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the Brazilian mining industry? 
Technavio also offers customization on reports based on specific client requirement.

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Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Brazilian Mining Industry Outlook 2015-2019

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Brazilian Mining Industry Outlook: VALE, MMX Group EBX, Votorantim Metals, Alumar Consortium and MRN

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Anglo American, AngloGold Ashant, and ArcelorMittal.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “Brazil in undergoing a major change in terms of economic and infrastructure development. Also, improvements in HR policies are expected to further enhance employee satisfaction and will help in retaining employees. By developing employee's schemes, senior employees can be retained in the company, thus using their knowledge and skills for the betterment of the company.”

According to the report, Brazil was facing a major problem in a lack of infrastructure due to which the mining industry was also becoming affected in terms of transport, development, talent retention, and profits. Due to initiatives taken by the government and global events, such as the Olympics, Brazil is investing in the development of infrastructure.

Further, the report states that dealing with declining iron ore quality is a major threat to the Brazilian mining industry.

Companies Mentioned

VALE, MMX Group EBX, Votorantim Metals, Alumar Consortium, MRN, Anglo American, AngloGold Ashant, and ArcelorMittal.

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