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Sweden Metals Report Q3 2009

  • Published: July 2009
  • Region: Sweden
  • 45 Pages
  • Business Monitor International


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Sweden Metals Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, metals associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on Sweden's metals industry.

The Swedish steel and aluminium industries will see output slashed by 40-50% as Sweden and its 10 largest export markets endure a deep economic recession, according to this latest Sweden Metals Report.

In the first five months of 2009, Swedish crude steel output dropped 54% year-on-year (y-o-y) to 1.14mn tonnes. This was on top of a drop of 8.4% to 5.2mn tonnes in 2008, with the decline largely attributed to the sharp economic slowdown from September. Output had averaged around 488,000 tonnes per month in H108, but by December output had dipped to just under 275,000 tonnes and in the January-May period of 2009 it was running at an average of 227,400 tonnes per month. There has been no perceptible recovery in output, with demand for Swedish steel products remaining depressed. Declining orders came as a result of a sharp fall in sales to the automotive, consumer goods and engineering industries. In response, steel and aluminium producers READ MORE >

Executive Summary

SWOT Analysis
Sweden Economic SWOT
Sweden Political SWOT

Global Metals Market Overview
Table: World’s Top 10 Steel Producing Countries
Aluminium Outlook
Table: Aluminium Forecast
Copper Outlook
Table: Copper Forecast
Metals Price Outlook
Table: Stock Levels At London Metals Exchange Warehouses (tonnes)
Global Mining Outlook
Table: Biggest Chinese Acquisitions In Australia Since 2005
Table: Global Mining – Top Five Companies By Market Capitalisation (US$mn)
Table: Global Mining – Key Players’ Future Investment Plans (selected projects)

Regional Overview

Industry Forecast Scenario
Table: Sweden’s Metals Industry, 2006-2013
Macroeconomic Outlook
Table: Sweden - Economic Activity, 2006-2013

Competitive Landscape
Table: Swedish Steel Capacity, 2007
Table: Main Steel Producers in Sweden

Company Profiles
Sandvik Materials Technology
RUSAL United Company

Global Assumptions
Table: Global Assumptions, 2007-2013
Table: Developed States GDP Growth, 2008-2010
Table: Emerging Markets GDP Growth, 2008-2010
Table: Commodity Prices, 2007-2010

Forecast Modelling
How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts
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- Sandvik Materials Technology
- Outokumpu
- RUSAL United Company

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