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Global Chromium Mining to 2020

Published: May 2015 | No Of Pages: 21 | Published By: Timetric

Synopsis

Timetric's 'Global Chromium Mining to 2020' report comprehensively covers global reserves of chromite and reserves by country, the historical and forecast data on global chromite ores and concentrates production and production by country and trade. The report also includes demand drivers affecting the global chromium mining industry, profiles of major chromium producing companies and information on the major active, exploration and development projects by region.

Executive summary

Timetric estimates global chromite ores and concentrates production at 29Mt in 2014, up by 0.7% from 2013. Global reserves as of January 2015 were 484.6 metric tonnes (Mt), with three countries accounting for 95% of the total: Kazakhstan for 230Mt, followed by South Africa (200Mt) and India (54Mt). The remainder is found in the US, Turkey, Finland and Brazil.

Scope

The report contains an overview of the global chromium mining industry together with the key demand drivers affecting the industry. It also provides information about reserves, historic and forecast production, reserves and production by country, major exporting and importing countries, competitive landscape and major active, exploration and development projects.

Reasons to buy

Gain an understanding of the global chromium mining industry, the relevant demand drivers , reserves, historic and forecast production, major exporting and importing countries, active, exploration and development projects and the competitive landscape.

Key highlights

The main area of application for chromite ore is in metallurgical processes, after conversion into ferrochrome, with approximately 90% of all chromite ore used in the production of stainless steel.
The outlook for the stainless steel industry is heavily dependent on both chromite ore and nickel. This amplifies the necessity for backward integration in the stainless steel value chain, with leading stainless steel producers directly involved in chromite ore production.
The steady growth in global chromite ores and concentrates production was due to a rise in demand from the ferrochrome and stainless steel markets with China accounting for 36% and 52% of global ferrochrome and stainless steel production respectively.

1 Executive Summary

2 Global Chromium Mining – Reserves, Production and Trade
2.1 Reserves by Countries
2.2 Historical and Forecast Production
2.2.1 Chromite ores and concentrates production by country
2.3 Major Active Mines by Region
2.4 Major Exploration and Development Projects
2.5 Demand Drivers
2.6 Major Exporting and Importing Countries
2.6.1 Major exporting countries
2.6.2 Major importing countries

3 Major Chromium Producers
3.1 Glencore Plc
3.2 International Ferro Metals Ltd (IFM)
3.3 African Rainbow Minerals Ltd (ARML)

4 Appendix
4.1 Abbreviations
4.2 Secondary Research
4.3 Primary Research
4.4 Contact Timetric
4.5 About Timetric
4.6 Timetric’s Services
4.7 Disclaimer

Table 1: Global Chromium Mining – Chromite Ores and Concentrates Production (Million Tonnes), 2000–2020
Table 2: Global Chromium Mining – Major Active Mines (Asia-Pacific), 2014
Table 3: Global Chromium Mining – Major Active Mines (Europe), 2014
Table 4: Global Chromium Mining – Major Active Mines (Middle East and Africa), 2014
Table 5: Global Chromium Mining – Major Active Mines (South and Central America), 2014
Table 6: Global Chromium Mining – Major Exploration Projects (Asia-Pacific), 2014
Table 7: Global Chromium Mining – Major Exploration Projects (Europe), 2014
Table 8: Global Chromium Mining – Major Exploration Projects (Middle East and Africa), 2014
Table 9: Global Chromium Mining – Major Exploration Projects (North America), 2014
Table 10: Global Chromium Mining – Major Development Projects (North America), 2014
Table 11: Global Chromium Mining – Glencore Plc, Major Projects, 2014
Table 12: Global Chromium Mining – International Ferro Metals Ltd, Projects, 2014
Table 13: Global Chromium Mining – Africa Rainbow Mineral Ltd, Major Projects, 2014

Figure 1: Global Chromium Mining – Global Chromite Resources Map
Figure 2: Global Chromium Mining – Chromite Ores and Concentrates Production (Million Tonnes), 2000–2020
Figure 3: Global Chromium Mining – Chromite Ores and Concentrates Production by Country, (%) 2014
Figure 4: Global Chromium Mining – Stainless and Heat Resistant Steel Production by Region (Thousand Tonnes), 2010–2014

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