Metals & Mining in Australia

Metals & Mining in Australia industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2009-13, and forecast to 2018). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the Australia metals & mining market. Includes market size data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.

  • The metals & mining industry consists of the aluminum, iron & steel, precious metals & minerals, coal and base metal markets.
  • The Australian metals & mining industry had total revenues of $72.8bn in 2013, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.4% between 2009 and 2013.
  • Industry production volume increased with a CAGR of 0.1% between 2009 and 2013, to reach a total of 424.9 million metric tons in 2013.
  • The performance of the industry is forecast to decelerate, with an anticipated CAGR of 0.6% for the five-year period 2013 - 2018, which is expected to drive the industry to a value of $75.1bn by the end of 2018.

Scope

Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, and leading players in the metals & mining market in Australia

Use the Five Forces analysis to determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of the metals & mining market in Australia

Leading company profiles reveal details of key metals & mining market players’ global operations and financial performance

Add weight to presentations and pitches by understanding the future growth prospects of the Australia metals & mining market with five year forecasts

Macroeconomic indicators provide insight into general trends within the Australia economy

Reasons to buy

What was the size of the Australia metals & mining market by value in 2013?

What will be the size of the Australia metals & mining market in 2018?

What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the Australia metals & mining market?

How has the market performed over the last five years?

Companies mentioned

BHP Billiton Group, Glencore Xstrata plc, Rio Tinto plc and Vale S.A.

BHP Billiton Group, Glencore Xstrata plc, Rio Tinto plc and Vale S.A.

Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Executive Summary 2

Market value 2

Market value forecast 2

Market volume 2

Market volume forecast 2

Category segmentation 2

Geography segmentation ...

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Executive Summary 2

Market value 2

Market value forecast 2

Market volume 2

Market volume forecast 2

Category segmentation 2

Geography segmentation 2

Market rivalry 2

Market Overview 7

Market definition 7

Market analysis 7

Market Data 8

Market value 8

Market volume 9

Market Segmentation 10

Category segmentation 10

Geography segmentation 11

Market Outlook 12

Market value forecast 12

Market volume forecast 13

Five Forces Analysis 14

Summary 14

Buyer power 16

Supplier power 17

New entrants 19

Threat of substitutes 21

Degree of rivalry 23

Leading Companies 25

BHP Billiton Group 25

Glencore Xstrata plc 28

Rio Tinto plc 31

Vale S.A. 35

Macroeconomic Indicators 39

Country Data 39

Methodology 41

Industry associations 42

Related MarketLine research 42

Appendix 43

About MarketLine 43

LIST OF TABLES

Table 1: Australia metals & mining industry value: $ billion, 2009–13 8

Table 2: Australia metals & mining industry volume: million metric tons, 2009–13 9

Table 3: Australia metals & mining industry category segmentation: $ billion, 2013 10

Table 4: Australia metals & mining industry geography segmentation: $ billion, 2013 11

Table 5: Australia metals & mining industry value forecast: $ billion, 2013–18 12

Table 6: Australia metals & mining industry volume forecast: million metric tons, 2013–18 13

Table 7: BHP Billiton Group: key facts 25

Table 8: BHP Billiton Group: key financials ($) 26

Table 9: BHP Billiton Group: key financial ratios 26

Table 10: Glencore Xstrata plc: key facts 28

Table 11: Glencore Xstrata plc: key financials ($) 29

Table 12: Glencore Xstrata plc: key financials (CHF) 29

Table 13: Glencore Xstrata plc: key financial ratios 29

Table 14: Rio Tinto plc: key facts 31

Table 15: Rio Tinto plc: key financials ($) 32

Table 16: Rio Tinto plc: key financial ratios 33

Table 17: Vale S.A.: key facts 35

Table 18: Vale S.A.: key financials ($) 36

Table 19: Vale S.A.: key financials (BRL) 37

Table 20: Vale S.A.: key financial ratios 37

Table 21: Australia size of population (million), 2009–13 39

Table 22: Australia gdp (constant 2005 prices, $ billion), 2009–13 39

Table 23: Australia gdp (current prices, $ billion), 2009–13 39

Table 24: Australia inflation, 2009–13 40

Table 25: Australia consumer price index (absolute), 2009–13 40

Table 26: Australia exchange rate, 2009–13 40

LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1: Australia metals & mining industry value: $ billion, 2009–13 8

Figure 2: Australia metals & mining industry volume: million metric tons, 2009–13 9

Figure 3: Australia metals & mining industry category segmentation: % share, by value, 2013 10

Figure 4: Australia metals & mining industry geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2013 11

Figure 5: Australia metals & mining industry value forecast: $ billion, 2013–18 12

Figure 6: Australia metals & mining industry volume forecast: million metric tons, 2013–18 13

Figure 7: Forces driving competition in the metals & mining industry in Australia, 2013 14

Figure 8: Drivers of buyer power in the metals & mining industry in Australia, 2013 16

Figure 9: Drivers of supplier power in the metals & mining industry in Australia, 2013 17

Figure 10: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the metals & mining industry in Australia, 2013 19

Figure 11: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the metals & mining industry in Australia, 2013 21

Figure 12: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the metals & mining industry in Australia, 2013 23

Figure 13: BHP Billiton Group: revenues & profitability 27

Figure 14: BHP Billiton Group: assets & liabilities 27

Figure 15: Glencore Xstrata plc: revenues & profitability 30

Figure 16: Glencore Xstrata plc: assets & liabilities 30

Figure 17: Rio Tinto plc: revenues & profitability 33

Figure 18: Rio Tinto plc: assets & liabilities 34

Figure 19: Vale S.A.: revenues & profitability 37

Figure 20: Vale S.A.: assets & liabilities 38

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