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Mining Industry in South Korea

  • ID: 2015868
  • October 2012
  • Region: South Korea
  • 80 Pages
  • Taiyou Research


  • Hyundai Steel Company
  • Korea Resources
  • Korea Zinc Company Ltd
  • SK Networks
  • Woulfe Mining Corporation
  • MORE

Mining industry in South Korea has been growing steadily for the past couple of years. South Korea's mining and refining sectors could be boosted by events in Japan. In the short term, South Korean companies such as Korea Zinc are likely to benefit from greater demand for lead, as consumers resort to battery power for energy supplies. Looking further ahead, reconstruction efforts in Japan are likely to increase demand for South Korean steel and copper. That said, demand for uranium may, however, be dampened by concerns over safety following the 2011 Japanese earthquake.

The South Korean government will continue to step up efforts to secure mineral resources overseas, especially given increasing competition for foreign assets from other resource-hungry nations in the region such as China and India. It is believed that South Korea's overseas resource acquisition strategy will be successful due to the availability of funds in the sector, well-managed companies with international expertise and the support of a proactive government.

South Korea's mining industry is dominated by the largest and the world's third largest steelmaker Pohang Iron and Steel Company (POSCO), and READ MORE >


  • Hyundai Steel Company
  • Korea Resources
  • Korea Zinc Company Ltd
  • SK Networks
  • Woulfe Mining Corporation
  • MORE

1. Executive Summary

2. Industry Definition

3. Global Mining Industry

4. Asia Pacific Mining Industry
4.1 Australia
4.2 China
4.3 Indonesia
4.4 India
4.5 Philippines

5. South Korea Mining Industry
5.1 Industry Statistics
5.2 Market Value & Volume Analysis
5.3 Industry Segmentation
5.4 Regional Market Share

6. Industry Trends

7. Regulatory Framework

8. Copper Market in South Korea

9. Lead & Zinc Market in South Korea

10. Nickel Market in South Korea

11. Steel Market in South Korea

12. Uranium Market in South Korea

13. Competition in the Industry
13.1 Competitive Landscape
13.2 Strategic Importance of the Sector

14. Major Industry Players
14.1 POSCO
14.1.1 Company Overview
14.1.2 Business Segments
14.1.3 SWOT Analysis
14.2 Korea Zinc Company Ltd
14.2.1 Company Overview
14.2.2 Business Segments
14.2.3 SWOT Analysis
14.3 Korea Resources
14.3.1 Company Overview
14.3.2 Business Segments
14.3.3 SWOT Analysis
14.4 Woulfe Mining Corporation
14.4.1 Company Overview
14.4.2 Business Segments
14.4.3 SWOT Analysis
14.5 Hyundai Steel Company
14.6 SK Networks

15. Industry Forecast

16. Glossary

- Korea Zinc Company Ltd
- Korea Resources
- Woulfe Mining Corporation
- Hyundai Steel Company
- SK Networks

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