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Global lead mining industry analysis from 2017 to 2020 examined in new market research report

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Global Lead Mining Industry Analysis From 2017 to 2020 report provides lead mining industry market growth, key players analysis, size, trends across the world. Lead Mining companies analyzed in report are Glencore Plc, BHP Billiton Ltd, The Doe Run Company, Hindustan Zinc Ltd.

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Global Lead Mining Industry Analysis From 2017 to 2020 report contains an overview of the global lead mining industry together with the key growth factors and restraints affecting the industry. Global lead reserves were 88.7 Million tonnes (Mt) as of January 2016, with Australia accounting for the largest share with 35Mt or 39.5% of the total, followed by China, Russia, Peru, Mexico, the US, India, Poland, Bolivia, Sweden.

Collectively these top 10 countries accounted for 94.6% of the global lead metal reserves.

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Companies mentioned in this report: Glencore Plc, BHP Billiton Ltd, The Doe Run Company, Hindustan Zinc Ltd.

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Global lead mine production is set to grow from 4.57 Million tonnes (Mt) to around 5 Mt by 2020, representing a compound annual growth rate of 2.1%. This can be attributed to the various upcoming lead projects located across Mexico, Russia and Australia.

According to Cliff Smee, Mining Research Specialist - “A major driver of demand for lead is the global automobile industry. Lead is predominantly used in manufacturing lead-acid batteries which are widely consumed in automobiles, and in 2015 global automobile production were 90.7 Million units including, 68.5 Million cars and 22.2 Million commercial vehicles.”

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Having said the above, still the global lead mine (or metal content in the ore) production plunged 7.8% to 4.6Mt as production from China declined by a substantial 25.2%, followed by Australia (10.6%) and the US (5.5%). China however stood as the largest producer of lead during the same year; Australia and the US were the second and third largest respectively which was followed by Peru and Mexico among the top five.

In particular, this report provides the following analysis:

  1. Provides information about reserves, production, consumption, prices, major exporting and importing countries, competitive landscape and major active, exploration and development projects.
  2. This report helps to understand the global lead mining industry, the relevant drivers and restraining factors, reserves, historic and forecast production, consumption, prices, major exporting and importing countries.

Key Points covered

1 Executive Summary

2 Global Lead Mining - Reserves, Production and Consumption

2.1 Reserves by Country, Major Mines, Grade and Mine Life

2.1.1 Australia

2.1.2 China

2.1.3 Russia

2.1.4 Peru

2.1.5 Mexico

2.2 Historical and Forecast Production

2.2.1 Total production, by country China Australia The US

2.3 Active Mines

2.4 Exploration Projects

2.5 Development Projects

2.6 Global Lead Consumption

2.7 Demand Drivers

2.7.1 Global automobile industry

3 Major Lead Producers Globally

3.1 Glencore Plc

3.2 Teck Resources Ltd

3.3 Silvercorp Metals, Inc.

3.4 South32 Ltd

4 Appendixes

4.1 Abbreviations

4.2 Bibliography

4.3 Methodology

4.3.1 Coverage

4.3.2 Secondary Research

4.3.3 Primary Research

4.3.4 Expert Panel Validation

4.4 Contact Us

4.5 Disclaimer

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