Industry Trend Analysis - Metals & Mining Overview - APR 2016

BMI View: Brazil ' s mining and metals sectors will experience muted growth, as the China-driven commodity super-cycle continues to wind down over the coming years.

  • Firms will contend with structurally lower prices, high debt levels and a slowing domestic economy.

  • Additional weakness of the real will offset some of the negative impact on firms' bottom lines from low output prices, particularly for exporters.

  • Minimal To Modest Growth Across Sectors
    Brazil - Mining And Metal Production Growth (%, y-o-y)
    Source: USGS, National sources, BMI

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