India Base Metals Mining Market to 2020 - Industry, Production and Forecast

India Base Metals Mining Market to 2020 - Industry, Production and Forecast

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  • Date Submitted: 02/15/2015 9:37 PM
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The 'Base Metals Mining in India to 2020' report comprehensively covers the country's historical and forecast data on base metals (copper, zinc and lead) production, reserves, consumption and trade to 2020. The trade section provides information on export volumes to destination countries, as well as imports. The report also includes drivers and restraints affecting the industry, profiles of major base metal mining companies, information on the major active, planned and exploration projects and regulations governing the industry.

Executive Summary :

India is one of the world’s major producers of base metals which include copper, lead and zinc. Copper mine or metal content in the ore production reached an estimated 32,600 metric tons (t), 113,400t of lead metal content and 806,800t of zinc metal content in 2013. The base metals are mainly found in states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand and Andhra Pradesh.

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Scope :

The report contains an overview of the Indian base metals (copper, lead and zinc) mining industry together with the key growth factors and restraints affecting the industry. Further, it provides information about reserves, production, prices, competitive landscape, major active, exploration and development projects and the mining fiscal regime of the country.

Key Highlights :

• In 2013, copper metal consumption reached an estimated 726,300t, lead metal consumption was 493,000t and zinc metal consumption was 603,900t.
• Exports accounted for a total of 25,053t for copper ores and concentrates and 121,522t for zinc ores and concentrates in the same year.
• Rajasthan is home to several copper deposits in its Khetri Copper Belt, located in Aravalli Range. The major deposits are Khetri, Kolihan, Banwas, Chandmari, Dholamala, Akwali and Murdapur-Pacheri.
• Rajasthan covers the major share for base metals such as lead deposits...

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