France Metals Report Q4 2010

  • ID: 1413288
  • October 2010
  • Region: France
  • 48 Pages
  • Business Monitor International
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The France Metals Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, metals associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on France's metals industry.

Over the medium term, the French metals sector may take more time to recover than previously expected, if abrasive economic developments in recent months worsen, according to this latest France Metals Report from BMI.

A central government spending freeze between 2011 and 2014, announced in May 2010 by Prime Minister François Fillon, is not expected to hit metals consumption but, with such economic volatility, tightening pressure may impact stimulus spending. However, upside risks to our forecasts also exist: if the French economy strengthens at a more rapid rate than currently anticipated by our macroeconomic team, demand should help to ensure positive sector growth next year, in real terms.

In the first seven months of 2010, French crude steel output grew 38.8% y-o-y to 9.67mn tonnes. Although France’s steel output declined month-on-month (m-o-m) in June and July, in line with global and European trends, output READ MORE >

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Executive Summary

SWOT Analysis
France Metals Industry SWOT
France Political SWOT
France Economic SWOT
Global Market Overview

Table: World’s Top 10 Steel Producing Countries

Table: Recent And New Smelter Capacity
Commodities Forecast
Table: BMI’s Nickel Forecasts
Table: Nickel, 2005-2011
Table: BMI’s Aluminium Forecasts
Table: Aluminium, 2005-2011
Table: BMI’s Copper Forecasts
Table: Copper, 2005-2011
Regional Overview

Industry Forecast Scenario

Table: France’s Metals Industry (‘000 tonnes unless stated)

Macroeconomic Forecasts

Table: France – Economic Activity

Competitive Landscape

Table: Metals Industry – Key Facilities

Company Profiles
Rio Tinto Alcan

Global Assumptions – Q4 2010 Update

Table: Global Assumptions
Table: Global & Regional Real Gdp Growth
Table: Consensus Forecasts
Table: Developed States, Real Gdp Growth Forecast
Table: Emerging Markets Aggregate Growth
Table: Emerging Markets Aggregate Growth

BMI Methodology

How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts
Cross Checks

Country Snapshot: France Demographic Data

Section 1: Population
Table: Demographic Indicators, 2005-2030
Table: Rural/Urban Breakdown, 2005-2030
Section 2: Education and Healthcare
Table: Education, 2002-2005
Table: Vital Statistics, 2005-2030
Section 3: Labour Market And Spending Power
Table: Employment Indicators, 2000-2005
Table: Consumer Expenditure, 2000-2012 (US$)
Table: Average Annual Wages, 2000-2012

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- Rio Tinto Alcan
- ArcelorMittal

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