Global Iron Ore Mining Industry 2012-2017: Trends, Profits and Forecast Analysis

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  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • Lucintel
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Iron ore is the main source of primary iron required for the global iron and steel industries. It is essential to produce steel, which helps to create and maintain a strong industrial base. The industry is forecast to reach US $379 billion, growing at a strong CAGR of 9.9% over the next five years. The industry is characterized by high competitive rivalry with low entrance threat to new players and high exit barriers. Industry players are using advanced and modernized technologies to produce iron ore. The report studies companies in the iron ore mining industry, providing a five-year annual trend analysis that highlights market size, profit, and cost structure.

This report evaluates the various challenges in the industry. The decline in demand for metals required by the construction and metal industries due to global economic recession in the major markets affected industry growth. Another difficulty faced by the industry is the scarcity of raw materials.

The study describes the drivers of the iron ore mining industry. The increasing demand from the oil and gas sector for new pipelines increased the demand in the mining industry. Growing sectors such as construction, automotive, shipbuilding, heavy machinery, and equipment sectors have increased the demand for steel used in these industries.

This report provides an overview of the iron ore mining industry and tracks industry performance in four geographic regions: North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the World. The report also provides a forecast, addressing market opportunities for five years for each region.

This comprehensive guide provides readers with valuable information and the tools needed to successfully drive critical business decisions with a thorough understanding of the market's potential. This report will save clients hundreds of hours in personal research time on a global market and it offers significant benefits in expanding business opportunities throughout the global iron ore mining industry analysis. In a fast-paced ever-changing world, business leaders need every advantage available to them in a timely manner to drive change in the market and to stay ahead of their competition. This report provides business leaders with a keen advantage in this regard by making them aware of emerging trends and demand requirements on an annual basis.

Who Can Benefit From This Report?

This study is intended for senior level executives, sales, marketing and business development professionals at various nodes of value chain of this market. This multi-client market study is used by small to multi-national Fortune 500 companies and utilized for a variety of reasons as follows.

- Business development
- Strategic planning
- Business presentation
- Determination of market size and trend
- Competitive analysis
- Resource and inventory management
- Budgeting
- Investment decisions
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1. Executive Summary
2. Industry Definition and Scope
3. Industry Overview
4. Global Macroeconomic Overview
5. Industry Trends
6. Industry Forecasts
7. Emerging Trends
8. Conclusions

List of Figures

Chapter 3. Industry Overview
Figure 3.1: External forces shaping global iron ore mining industry

Chapter 4. Global Macroeconomic Overview
Figure 4.1: Global GDP growth rate trend
Figure 4.2: Global inflation rate trend
Figure 4.3: Global population growth rate trend
Figure 4.4: Global unemployment rate trend
Figure 4.5: Regional GDP growth rate trend
Figure 4.6: Regional inflation rate trend
Figure 4.7: Regional population growth rate trend
Figure 4.8: Regional unemployment rate trend

Chapter 5. Industry Trends
Figure 5.1: Global iron ore mining industry annual trend 2006-11 (US $B)
Figure 5.2: Global iron ore mining industry regional trend 2006-11 (US $B)
Figure 5.3: Global iron ore mining industry regional trend 2006-11 (%)
Figure 5.4: Global iron ore mining industry quarterly trend 2010-11 (US $B)
Figure 5.5: Global iron ore mining industry profitability trend 2006-11
Figure 5.6: Global iron ore mining industry revenue per employee trend 2006-11
Figure 5.7: Cost structure of global iron ore mining industry 2006-11
Figure 5.8: Cost structure in North American iron ore mining industry 2006-11
Figure 5.9: Cost structure in European iron ore mining industry 2006-11
Figure 5.10: Cost structure in Asia Pacific iron ore mining industry 2006-11
Figure 5.11: Top 5 companies Vs. iron ore mining industry gross profit & net profit analysis 2011
Figure 5.12: Cash on hand for global iron ore mining industry 2006-11 (US $B)
Figure 5.13: Cash on hand for global iron ore mining industry 2006-11 (%)
Figure 5.14: Asset for global iron ore mining industry 2007-12 (US $B)
Figure 5.15: Assets for global iron ore mining industry 2006-11 (%)
Figure 5.16: Debt for global iron ore mining industry 2006-11 (US $B)
Figure 5.17: Debt for global iron ore mining industry 2006-11 (%)
Figure 5.18: Industry shares of top players in global iron ore mining industry in 2006
Figure 5.19: Industry shares of top players in global iron ore mining industry in 2011
Figure 5.20: Global iron ore mining industry 2006 market share analysis
Figure 5.21: Global iron ore mining industry 2011 market share analysis

Chapter 6. Industry Forecasts
Figure 6.1: Global iron ore mining industry annual forecast 2012-17 (US $B)
Figure 6.2: Global iron ore mining industry quarterly forecast 2012-13 (US $B)
Figure 6.3: Global GDP growth rate forecast
Figure 6.4: Global inflation rate forecast
Figure 6.5: Global population growth rate forecast
Figure 6.6: Global unemployment rate forecast
Figure 6.7: Regional GDP growth rate forecast
Figure 6.8: Regional inflation rate forecast
Figure 6.9: Regional population growth rate forecast
Figure 6.10: Regional unemployment rate forecast
Figure 6.11: Global iron ore mining industry regional forecast 2012-17 (US $B)
Figure 6.12: Global iron ore mining industry regional forecast 2012-17 (%)

Chapter 7. Emerging Trends
Figure 7.1: Global iron ore mining industry opportunity by region

List of Tables

Chapter 3. Industry Overview
Table 3.1: Industry parameters of global iron ore mining industry
Table 3.2: Relative industry attractiveness by region

Chapter 5. Industry Trends
Table 5.1: Regional revenue growth rate
Table 5.2: Percentage change in cost structure
Table 5.3: Percentage change in cash on hand
Table 5.4: Percentage change in total asset
Table 5.5: Percentage change in total debt
Table 5.6: Key companies by revenue growth
Table 5.7: Key companies by revenue decline

Chapter 6. Industry Forecasts
Table 6.1: Global iron ore mining regional forecast growth rate
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