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Precious Metals Mining in Mexico to 2020

Precious Metals Mining in Mexico to 2020

Synopsis

The 'Precious Metals Mining in Mexico to 2020' report comprehensively covers the country’s historic and forecast data on gold and silver reserves and production to 2020, with factors or drivers supporting the forecast. The report also includes production by states, historic and forecast production of major gold and silver mines, gold and silver historic and forecast prices, refined gold and silver metal consumption to 2020, consumption by end-use, demand drivers, profiles of major precious metals mining companies, information on the major active, exploration and development projects and regulations governing the industry.The Fiscal Regime section provides information about the country’s regulatory authority, laws, licenses and other fiscal regime information such as taxes, rates and other charges applicable to the mining of the commodity in the country. It is an essential tool for companies active in Mexican mining, and for new competitors considering entering the industry.

Summary

Mexico was the second-largest gold mine producer after Peru in Latin America in 2014, and the world’s eighth-largest gold producing country. Forecast gold mine production in 2014 was 3.5 million ounces, up by 1.5% over 2013. According to the USGS, Mexico with 18% of the global silver mine production was the world’s largest silver mine producer in 2014, producing an estimated 186.5 million ounces, up by 8.8% over 2013. Penasquito mine in Zacatecas and Los Filos Mine in Guerrero are the main gold producing mines in Mexico.Scope



    The report contains an overview of the Mexican precious (gold and silver) metals mining industry together information on reserves, historic and forecast production to 2020 and factors in support of the forecast production and historic and forecast refined metal consumption and consumption by end-use to 2020. Further, it provides information about production by Mexican states, gold and silver prices, demand drivers, competitive landscape, major active, exploration and development projects and the fiscal regime governing the Mexican mining industry.
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    Gain an understanding of the Mexican precious metals mining industry, the relevant factors affecting production forecast, reserves, historic and forecast production and refined metal consumption, prices, demand drivers, major active, exploration and development projects, the competitive landscape and the country's fiscal regime.
Key Highlights
  • In 2013, gold and silver accounted for 26% and 21% respectively of all Mexican mineral and non-mineral production by value. This compared to copper with 17%, zinc with 5%, sand with 4%, gravel with 3%, iron ore with 3%, carbon with 2% and lead with 2%. However, up to June 2014, the ratio changed further, with gold occupying a 27.6% share, silver 17.5%, copper 16.1%, lead 9.6%, iron ore 8.2%, zinc 6.4%, molybdenum 2.6% and others 11.9%.
  • The majority of the gold is mined in the state of Sonora while the state of Zacatecas was the top silver mine producer. Overall, Sonora was the top mineral producing state by value in 2013, followed by Zacatecas, Chihuahua and Durango.
  • Mexico stood 13th in the world with 1,400 tonnes (t) or 2.5% of global gold reserves as of January 2015. Substantial gold reserves can be found in the states of Sonora, Chihuahua, Durango, Michoacán and Guerrero.
  • The country’s silver reserves were 37,000t or 7.0% of global silver reserves as of January 2015, and are mainly found in the states of Zacatecas and Chihuahua.


  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • GOLD MINING IN MEXICO - RESERVES, PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION
    • Reserves by Geographical Region, Grade and Major Producing Companies
      • Table Precious Metals Mining in Mexico - Gold Reserves by Ore Type and Grade for selected Mines, 2013
    • Historic and Forecast Production
      • Table Precious Metals Mining in Mexico - Gold Mine Production, (Thousand Ounces), 2000-2020
      • Historic and forecast production of major gold mines
        • Table Precious Metals Mining in Mexico - Historic and Forecast Gold Mine Production by Major Mines, (Thousand Ounces), 2008-2020
      • Gold mine production by state
        • Table Precious Metals Mining in Mexico - Gold Mine Production by State, (Thousand Ounces) 2013
      • Total production by mining method
    • Major Active Mines
      • Table Gold Mining in Mexico - Major Active Mines, 2014
    • Major Exploration and Development Projects
      • Table Gold Mining in Mexico - Major Exploration Projects, 2014
      • Table Gold Mining in Mexico - Major Development Projects, 2014
    • Total Refined Gold Consumption and Consumption by End-Use
      • Table Precious Metals Mining in Mexico - Refined Gold Consumption by Sector, (Thousand Ounces), 2003-2020
    • Demand Drivers - Demand by End-Use Sector
  • SILVER MINING IN MEXICO - RESERVES, PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION
    • Reserves by Geographical Region, Grade and Major Producer
      • Table Precious Metals Mining in Mexico - Silver Reserves by Ore Type and Grade for Selected Mines, 2013
    • Historical and Forecast Production
      • Table Precious Metals Mining in Mexico - Silver Mine Production, (Thousand Ounces), 2000-2020
      • Historic and forecast production of major silver mines
        • Table Precious Metals Mining in Mexico - Historic and Forecast Silver Mine Production by Major Mines, (Thousand Ounces), 2008-2020
      • Silver mine production by state
        • Table Precious Metals Mining in Mexico - Silver Mine Production by State, (Thousand Ounces), 2013
      • Total production by mining method
    • Major Active Mines
      • Table Silver Mining in Mexico - Major Active Mines, 2014
    • Major Exploration and Development Projects
      • Table Silver Mining in Mexico - Major Exploration Projects, 2014
      • Table Silver Mining in Mexico - Major Development Projects, 2014
    • Location of Major Precious Metal Mines in Mexico
    • Total Refined Silver Consumption and Consumption by End Use
      • Table Precious Metals Mining in Mexico - Refined Silver Consumption by Sector, (Thousand Ounces), 2003-2020
    • Demand Drivers - Demand by End-Use Sector
  • MAJOR PRECIOUS METALS PRODUCERS IN MEXICO
    • Table Precious Metals Mining in Mexico - Comparative Analysis of Major Producers, 2013
    • Goldcorp Inc. (Goldcorp)
      • Table Precious Metals Mining in Mexico - Goldcorp Inc. , Major Projects, 2014
    • Fresnillo Plc (Fresnillo)
      • Table Precious Metals Mining in Mexico - Fresnillo Plc , Major Projects 2014
  • FISCAL REGIME
    • The Mining Industry in Mexico - Governing Bodies
      • Ministry of Economy
    • The Mining Industry in Mexico - Governing Laws
      • Mining Law 1992
      • Environmental Law
    • The Mining Industry in Mexico - Mining Concession
      • Mining Concession
    • The Mining Industry in Mexico - Mining Concessions Rights and Obligations
      • Rights
      • Obligations
    • The Mining Industry in Mexico - Key Fiscal Terms
      • Mexico, Mining Royalty
      • Corporate Income Tax
      • Capital Gains Tax
      • Tax incentives
      • Withholding Tax
        • Table Mining Industry in Mexico - Withholding Tax Rates (%), 2014
      • Depreciation rates
        • Table Mining Industry in Mexico - Depreciation Tax Rates (%), 2014
      • Other Taxes
      • Loss carry forward
      • Deduction
      • Value added tax (VAT)
  • APPENDIX
    • Abbreviations
    • Methodology
    • Secondary Research
    • Primary Research
    • Contact Timetric
    • About Timetric
    • Timetric's Services
    • Disclaimer

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