2012-11-30 10:44:33 - The Global Market for Metals, Precious Metals, and Recycled Metals - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com
* The global market for secondary and mined metal was worth $715.0 billion in 2007 and $649.4 billion in 2008. This should reach $894.2 billion in 2013, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.6%.* The transportation end-user segment has the largest share of the market, worth $140.7 billion in 2008. This should reach $176.5 billion in 2013, for a CAGR of 4.6%.* Building and construction applications have the second largest market share, generating $115.5 billion in 2008. This should increase at a CAGR of 5.8% to reach $153.4 billion in 2013.
Over the last 50 years, and particularly in the last decade, a growing global demand for metals has led to increasing scarcity and higher increased costs for metals. This
report is intended to provide a comprehensive overview of the market for metals, detailing ferrous, non-ferrous, and precious metals from mining production and the emerging markets of secondary metals.While the 2008 global economic downturn has created price drops and slackened demand for metals, the market is expected to stabilize and rebound after 2010. Metals used for industrial and product markets, including transportation, building and construction, electronics, and packaging and consumer products, will be discussed as well as the fluctuations of commodity prices and supply and demand factors.The study will analyze market dynamics, regulation, and technology and their interconnecting effect on the state-of-the-industry. Growing international markets in both developed and emerging economies, with any eye towards the impact of globalization, will be reviewedSCOPE OF REPORTThis study contains comprehensive data concerning the production of both mined and secondary metals including ferrous, non-ferrous base metals, and precious metals. It gives insightful information from the perspective of the manufacturer and the customer.Major product manufacturers are profiled and application markets are reviewed. Detailed forecasts and analysis provide vital market information on product sales, application markets and customers, potential end-use markets, and international opportunities in a comprehensive manner. End-use markets are studied with information about current and future needs.The historical and current significance of government regulations, patents, and research and development will be reviewed in understanding their role in affecting the market dynamics of metal mining, processing, and fabrication. Mining operations, extraction methods, and recycling technologies will also be discussed. The report covers a broad spectrum of the worldwide metals industry and provides a cohesive picture of the overall metals market with forecasts through 2013.INTENDED AUDIENCEThis study should be considered a focal point for anyone interested in the state-of-the-industry for mined and secondary metal production and use. This study is valuable to those that produce, fabricate, manufacture or distribute a vast array of metal products from automotive parts to packaging and jewelry.Likewise, those participating in research and development activities through academic institutions, government programs, or private sector initiatives are presented with new developments and technological advances in potential new products and applications. Investors in commodity metal markets will also find this report informative on the state of the metals industry.&
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