Industry Trend Analysis - Lithium Output Take Off In 2019 On Deal-Making, Spending Ramp Up - FEB 2018
Americas January 2018 / Latin America / Industry
Chile and Argentina's lithium sectors will attract significant investment over the coming quarters, as lithium-ion battery producers racing to secure supply keeps prices elevated. Based on project pipelines, we expect the bulk of new capacity to come online in 2019.
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Industry Trend Analysis - Quick View: Raising Royalties Without A New Mining Code To Pose Downside Risks In Brazil - JAN 2018
Americas December 2017 / Brazil / Industry
On November 28 2017, Brazil's Senate passed legislation to create a new mining regulatory agency for the sector with the intention of accelerating the permitting process. However, legislators kept...
Industry Trend Analysis - Colombia Coal To Power Through Operational Disruptions - DEC 2017
Americas November 2017 / Colombia / Industry
We have lowered Colombia's coal production growth forecasts in 2017 and 2018 due to operational challenges and highlight additional downside risks from the weak outlook for global thermal coal...
Industry Trend Analysis - Peru's Project Pipeline To Power Through Local Opposition, Tax Disputes - DEC 2017
Americas November 2017 / Peru / Industry
Peru's mining industry will continue to stand out as a regional outperformer, driven by a strong copper project pipeline, competitive operating costs and rising mineral prices. Nonetheless, bureauc...
Industry Trend Analysis - Set For Solid Growth Across Mineral Sectors - NOV 2017
Americas October 2017 / Mexico / Industry
Mexico's mining industry will post among the strongest recoveries in Latin America over the coming years, driven by strong project pipelines across mineral sectors, competitive operating costs...
Industry Trend Analysis - Coal Output To Head Higher On Solid 2017 Prices - OCT 2017
Americas September 2017 / Colombia / Industry
Colombia's coal sector will experience steady production growth over the coming years, supported by elevated near-term prices, competitive exports and vast reserves.
Industry Trend Analysis - Escobal Suspension, Marlin Closure To Weigh On Precious Metal Sector - SEPT 2017
Americas September 2017 / Guatemala / Industry
Guatemala's mining industry will face a steep contraction in coming quarters, following the suspension of the country's key silver mine and the planned closure of the largest gold mine. Moreover...
Industry Trend Analysis - Mining Regulatory Update To Boost Long-Term Prospects - SEPT 2017
Americas September 2017 / Brazil / Industry
Brazil's increased mining royalties and new mining agency will raise costs for miners in the near-term, while overall clearer and more consistent regulations will boost investor sentiment and...
Industry Trend Analysis - Competitive Iron Ore Projects To Offset Weak Prices, Domestic Turmoil - JULY 2017
Americas June 2017 / Brazil / Industry
Brazil's mining industry value will overcome weak iron ore prices and a poor domestic economic and political backdrop to edge higher over the coming years, driven by low-cost iron ore production...
Industry Trend Analysis - Domestic Instability To Offset Previous Efforts To Develop Mining Industry - JUNE 2017
Americas June 2017 / Venezuela / Industry
Venezuela's mining industry will remain insignificant in size, relative to regional peers, due to escalating political turmoil amid a severe economic downturn. Despite substantial mineral reserves...