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Ghana Mining Report Q2 2012

  • ID: 2102163
  • March 2012
  • Region: Ghana
  • 55 Pages
  • Business Monitor International


  • AngloGold Ashanti
  • Gold Fields
  • Newmont Mining
  • MORE

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

The revision to our Ghana mining growth forecasts in Q212 reflects the release of new data from the World Bureau of Metal Statistics (WBMS), as well as news of further expansion within the gold and bauxite mining sub-sectors. In 2011 we estimate that the industry grew by 11% in real terms, reaching a value of US$1.35bn, after which we expect slower year-on-year (y-o-y) growth of 5% in 2012, averaging 7.3% y-o-y over our 2011-2016 forecast period.

Gold Production To Drive Growth
In July 2011 US-based Newmont Mining revealed plans to increase the annual gold output from its Newmont Ahafo Mine in Ghana to 1.2mn ounces (oz) by 2014. A significant boost will come from the company's commencement of underground operations at the mine, at Kenyase in the Brong Ahafo Region. Until 2011, the mine has averaged production of between 500,000 and 550,000oz a year. The company is reported to be targeting production READ MORE >

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  • AngloGold Ashanti
  • Gold Fields
  • Newmont Mining
  • MORE

Executive Summary

SWOT Analysis
Ghana Political SWOT
Ghana Economic SWOT
Ghana Business Environment SWOT

Global Mining Outlook
Table: Recent Tax Increases
Table: Largest Coal Projects
Table: Frontier Mining Projects

Industry Trend Analysis
Table: Ghana's Mining Industry, 2009-2016
Business Environment Ratings
Table: African Government Mining Plans
Table: Mining Business Environment Risk/Reward Ratings
Political Outlook
Short-Term Political Outlook
Long-Term Political Outlook

Industry Forecasts
Table: Ghana's Key Gold Projects
Table: Ghana's Gold Production, 2009-2016
Table: Ghana's Bauxite Production, 2009-2016
Regulatory Development

Competitive Landscape
Company Profiles
Gold Fields
Table: Key Financial Data, 2007-2010
Newmont Mining
Table: Key Financial Data, 2007-2010
AngloGold Ashanti
Table: Key Financial Data, 2007-2010

Commodities Forecasts

Global Assumptions, Q212
Table: Global Assumptions, 2010-2016
Table: Global And Regional Real GDP Growth, 2010-2013 (% change y-o-y)
Table: Developed Market Exchange Rates, 2011-2013
Table: Emerging Market Exchange Rates, 2010-2013
Developed States
Table: Developed States – Real GDP Growth, 2010-2013
Emerging Markets
Table: Emerging Markets – Real GDP Growth 2010-2013
Table: BMI And Bloomberg Consensus Real GDP Growth Forecasts, 2011 And 2012 (%)
Business Environment Ratings Methodology
Table: Mining Business Environment Indicators
Table: Weighting Of Components

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- Gold Fields
- Newmont Mining
- AngloGold Ashanti

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