Mexico Metals Report Q4 2010

  • ID: 1417868
  • October 2010
  • Region: Mexico
  • 49 Pages
  • Business Monitor International
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The Mexico Metals Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, metals associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on Mexico's metals industry.

Growth in the Mexican steel industry is faltering, due to a slowdown in demand from the US. However this latest Mexico Metals Report from BMI anticipates strong long-term growth, as manufacturing industries relocate south of the border and the government’s infrastructure drive takes effect.

In the first seven months of 2010, Mexican crude steel output grew 24.7% y-o-y to 9.66mn tonnes. However, as the downstream manufacturing sector struggles, concerns exist that the recovery is not continuing at the pace the country’s steelmakers had hoped. According to a trend reading calculated by the National Statistics Institute, weak demand in the US led to a fall in output at Mexican factories in May for the fifth time in six months.

The slowdown in the manufacturing sector is troubling, as the steel industry will need strong growth to make up for last year’s crisis. Yet there are metals-consuming manufacturing segments READ MORE >

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Executive Summary

SWOT Analysis
- Mexico Political SWOT
- Mexico Economic SWOT
- Mexico Business Environment SWOT

Global Market Overview
- Table: World’s Top 10 Steel Producing Countries
- Table: Recent And New Smelter Capacity

Commodities Forecast
- Nickel
- Table: BMI’s Nickel Forecasts
- Table: Nickel, 2005-2011
- Aluminium
- Table: BMI’s Aluminium Forecasts
- Table: Aluminium, 2005-2011
- Copper
- Table: BMI’s Copper Forecasts
- Table: Copper, 2005-2011

Industry Forecast Scenario
- Table: Mexico Metals Industry (‘000 tonnes unless stated)
- Macroeconomic Forecasts
- Table: Mexico – Economic Activity

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles
- ArcelorMittal
- Altos Hornos de México SA de CV (AHMSA)

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

Country Snapshot: Mexico 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, 2001-2006
- Table: Consumer Expenditure, 2000-2012 (US$)
- Table: Average Annual Wages, 2000-2012

BMI Methodology
- How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts
- Cross Checks

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- ArcelorMittal

- Altos Hornos de México SA de CV (AHMSA)

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