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Industry Trend Analysis - Steep Cuts In 2016 Before Hints Of Relief - JUNE 2016

Americas June 2016 / United States / Industry

US coal miners will continue to rein in output and lay off workers to withstand the weak coal price environment over the next few quarters. The Powder River Basin and Illinois Basin will remain relatively resilient than the Appalachian Basin, due to lower operating costs.


Industry Trend Analysis - Mekong Region: Immense Mining Potential But Greater Risks - JUNE 2016

Asia Pacific June 2016 / Cambodia / Political Risk

The mining sector in the Mekong Region will remain largely underdeveloped and dominated by domestic players in the coming years as foreign investment flows into the sector will be minimal amidst a myriad of risks. Myanmar will be an outperformer in the region while Thailand will underperform.


Industry Trend Analysis - Gold: Muted Positive Growth To Continue - JUNE 2016

Europe June 2016 / Global / Industry

Global gold production growth will be positive though weak. Investment will be boosted by through a modest rebound in prices over the coming years. As gold prices reach a floor in the first half of 2016, Chinese firms will ramp up outbound investment activity to procure low-cost gold for the domestic market.


Industry Trend Analysis - Nickel: Global Project Pipeline To Drive Growth - JUNE 2016

Middle East & Africa June 2016 / Global / Industry

Global nickel production will grow modestly to 2020 despite Indonesia's mineral ore export ban. Output growth will be driven by the global pipeline of new projects and a slight recovery in nickel prices.