August 2014 Analysis

Global Industry Overview - Platinum: Troubled Growth Outlook - AUG 2014

Global platinum mine production will contract by an average rate of 0.2% per annum to reach 6.6moz by 2018. Labour unrest, high power costs and mine depletion in the world's largest producer, South Africa, underpins our weak production outlook. While Zimbabwe will experience strong growth, risks in the country abound.