Peru Mining Report Q1 2012

  • ID: 2058836
  • January 2012
  • Region: Peru
  • 65 Pages
  • Business Monitor International
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We forecast Peru's mining sector to grow by 13.6% in 2012, reaching US$20.6bn, as investment continues to flow into the country. While Peru's mineral production has declined steadily over the last few years, we believe the long-term prospects for the mining industry remain favourable. With numerous medium-sized to large copper mines scheduled to come online in 2012, we expect output to rise. We forecast the strongest growth in copper and gold production, as those metals have attracted the largest interest from investors. Our production forecasts for zinc, tin and silver are more modest, in line with expectations that companies will continue to see falling ore grades and fewer new projects in these metals are planned at present.

While we expect Peru's business environment to remain favorable for mining companies, several recent developments could affect the sector. We highlight the recently revamped mining tax as a positive sign for investors, as it was done in such a way as to include mining sector interests and maintain the sector's regional competitiveness. President Ollanta Humala successfully negotiated higher taxes on company operating profits, determined using a sliding READ MORE >

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Executive Summary
SWOT Analysis
Peru Political SWOT
Peru Economic SWOT
Peru Business Environment SWOT
Global Mining Outlook
Table: Recent Tax Increases
Table: Largest Coal Projects
Table: Frontier Mining Projects
Industry Trends And Developments
Planned Mining Projects
Main Global Mining Sector Strikes In 2011
Mining Business Environment
Table: Americas Mining Business Environment Ratings
Political Outlook
Domestic Politics
Long-Term Political Outlook
Industry Forecast
Table: Peru’s Tin Production, 2008-2015
Key Expansion Plans
Table: Peru's Zinc Production, 2008-2015
Table: Peru's Silver Production, 2008-2015
Selected Planned New Projects
Table: Peru's Copper Output, 2008-2015
Regulatory Development
Competitive Landscape
Table: Operating Statistics - Selected Mining Companies, 2010 (Us$Mn)
Company Profiles
Minsur SA
Table: Minsur's Key Company Data, Fiscal Years Ended December 2006-2010 (US$mn)
Grupo México
Table: Grupo México's Key Company Data (consolidated group), Fiscal Years Ending December 2006-2010 (US$mn)
Commodity Strategy – Metals Update
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Global Assumptions
Table: Global Assumptions, 2009-2015
Table: Global And Regional Real GDP Growth, 2010-2013 (% y-o-y)
Table: Selected Developed Market Exchange Rates, 2010-2013 (average)
Table: Selected Emerging Market Exchange Rates, 2010-2013 (average)
Developed States
Table: Developed States Real GDP Growth Forecasts, 2010-2013 (% y-o-y)
Table: Emerging Markets Real GDP Growth Forecasts, 2010-2013 (% y-o-y)
Table: Real GDP Growth Consensus Forecasts, 2011-2012 (%chg y-o-y)
Business Environment Ratings Methodology
Table: Mining Business Environment Indicators
Table: Weighting Of Components

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- Minsur SA
- Grupo México
- Xstrata

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