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Russia Mining Report Q4 2009

  • Published: October 2009
  • Region: Russia
  • 83 Pages
  • Business Monitor International

Russia Mining Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, mining associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on Russia's mining industry.

Russia’s mining companies have been badly affected by the economic downturn, with many posting losses for H109 while working to refinance existing debts and seeking further capital from lenders. UC RUSAL – the world’s largest aluminium company – was forced to undergo significant restructuring with respect to its debts, and in July 2009 it was reported that the sale of UC RUSAL’s 25% stake in Norilsk Nickel would be triggered automatically should the market price rise high enough to allow RUSAL to repay its debts to state banks.

In further bad news for the sector, in August 2009 a dam burst in Russia’s largest hydroelectric power plant, killing 12, with 64 still missing and presumed dead at the time of going to press. A turbine flooded at the Sayano-Shushenskaya power station and it is it is not expected to operate at full capacity for another two to three years. Antiquated infrastructure was blamed READ MORE >

Executive Summary

SWOT Analysis
Russia Political SWOT
Russia Economic SWOT
Russia Business SWOT

Special Focus: Outlook For Global Mining
Table: Biggest Chinese Acquisitions In Australia Since 2005

Industry Trends And Developments
Overview
Regulatory Structure And Developments

Key Projects
Metals
Bauxite And Alumina
Iron
Gold
Copper
Nickel
Platinum Group Metals (PGM)
Uranium
Zinc
Minerals
Coal
Diamonds
Table: Mines In Russia

Business Environment
Regional Overview – Europe And Central Asia
Table: Europe Business Environment Ranking
Russia – Business Environment Ranking
Limits Of Potential Returns
Risks To Realisation Of Returns
Legal Framework
Table: Legal Framework Ratings
Labour Force
Table: Demographic Indicators, 2000-2030
Table: Labour Force Quality
Foreign Investment Policy
Table: FDI Inflows Into Central And Eastern Europe And Central Asia, 2005 And 2006
Table: Russia’s FDI Inflows, 2001-2006
Political Environment
Foreign Policy

Industry Forecast Scenario
Metal Prices Outlook
Aluminium To Average US$1,700/tonne In 2009
Table: Aluminium Forecast
Table: Aluminium
Copper To Average US$4,800/tonne In 2009
Table: Copper Forecast
Table: Copper
Commodities Forecast – Gold To Average US$920.00/oz In 2009
Table: Gold Forecast
Global Industry Overview
Regional Analysis
Russia – Mining Industry Forecast
Table: Russia Mining Industry Forecast

Competitive Landscape
Table: Russia Mining – Key Players

Company Monitor
United Company Russian Aluminium (UC RUSAL)
Polyus Gold Mining Company
Mining and Metallurgical Company (MMC) Norilsk Nickel
ALROSA Company

Appendices
Appendix A: Global Assumptions
Global
Table: Global Assumptions, 2007-2013
Economic Activity
Table: Global And Regional Real GDP Growth, 2006-2012 (% change y-o-y)
Table: Developed States’ Real GDP Growth, 2008-2010
Table: Emerging Markets’ Real GDP Growth, 2008-2010
Monetary Policy
Table: Developed Market Exchange Rates, 2006-2010 (average)
Table: Emerging Market Exchange Rates, 2006-2010 (average)
Commodities
Appendix B: Business Environment Ratings
Ratings Overview
Table: Mining Business Environment Indicators
Table: Weighting Of Components

- United Company Russian Aluminium (UC RUSAL)
- Polyus Gold Mining Company
- Mining and Metallurgical Company (MMC) Norilsk Nickel
- ALROSA Company

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