Industry Trend Analysis - Weekly Mining & Projects Round-up - JAN 2016

Mexico's silver and copper sectors will emerge as outperformers, as strong project pipelines, vast reserves and low production costs will bolster output growth over the coming years.

  • Argentina's mining industry will see increasing investment, particularly from junior precious metal miners, as the government takes steps to encourage foreign investment over the next few years.

  • Steel production in China has peaked and will contract over our forecast period to 2019.

  • Silver On The Rise
    Mexico - Silver Mine Production (moz) & Growth y-o-y (%)
    f = BMI forecast. Source: BMI, USGS

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