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Cobalt Mining Market Analysis including Reserves, Production, Operating, Developing and Exploration Assets, Demand Drivers, Key Players and Forecasts, 2021-2030

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  • 54 Pages
  • November 2022
  • Region: Global
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 5714600
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The publisher's 'Cobalt Mining Market Analysis including Reserves, Production, Operating, Developing and Exploration Assets, Demand Drivers, Key Players and Forecasts, 2021-2030' provides a comprehensive coverage on the global cobalt industry. It provides historical and forecast data on cobalt production by country, production by company, reserves by country and world cobalt prices. The report also includes a demand drivers section providing information on factors that are affecting the global cobalt industry. It further profiles major cobalt producers, information on the major active, planned and exploration projects by region.

Global cobalt production, after a strong 2021, is expected to increase by 3.3% to 175.6 thousand tonnes (kt) in 2022. Production in the DRC is expected to grow by 4.3% to reach 125.1kt in 2022 versus 120kt in 2021. This will be chiefly supported by output from the Pumpi and Deziwa projects alongside the restart of Glencore's Mutanda mine (in September 2021). The latter produced 7.7kt of cobalt during H1 2022 (almost equivalent to Russia's total output).

Production over the forecast period (2023-2030) is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.7%, to reach 224.7kt by 2030. DRC, which holds the world's largest cobalt deposits, is expected to remain the world's largest producer over the forecast period.

Scope

  • The report contains an overview of the global cobalt mining industry including key demand driving factors affecting the global cobalt mining industry. It provides detailed information on reserves, reserves by country, production, production by country, production by company, major operating mines, competitive landscape, major exploration and development projects.

Reasons to Buy

  • To gain an understanding of the global cobalt mining industry, relevant driving factors
  • To understand historical and forecast trend on global cobalt production
  • To identify key players in the global cobalt mining industry
  • To identify major active, exploration and development projects by region

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary

2. Reserves, Production and Prices
2.1 Global Cobalt Reserves by Country
  • DRC
  • Australia
  • Indonesia
2.2 Cobalt Production
2.3 Production by Company
2.4 Cobalt Prices

3. Cobalt Assets
3.1 Mines and Projects by Stage and Country
3.2 Active Mines
  • MEA
  • Oceania
  • Americas
  • Rest of the World
3.3 Development Projects
  • MEA
  • Oceania
  • Americas
  • Rest of the World
3.4 Exploration Projects
  • MEA
  • Oceania
  • Americas
  • Rest of the World
4. Demand and Trade
4.1 Demand from Electric Vehicles (EVs)
4.2 Demand for EV Batteries
4.3 Global Battery Demand and Technology Update
4.4 EV Policies in APAC
4.5 Major Exporters and Importers

5. Major Cobalt Producers
5.1 Mines and Projects by Company
5.2 Company Profiles
  • Glencore Plc
  • Vale SA
  • CMOC Group Ltd (CMOC)
6. Appendix
6.1 Abbreviations
6.2 Methodology
6.3 Coverage
6.4 Secondary Research
6.5 Development Likelihood
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List of Tables
Table 1: Cobalt reserves by country (thousand tonnes), January 2022
Table 2: Top active mines in the DRC by cobalt reserves (thousand tonnes)
Table 3: Top active mines in Australia by cobalt reserves (thousand tonnes)
Table 4: Top active mines in the Philippines by total ore reserves (million tonnes)
Table 5: Global cobalt production by country (thousand tonnes), 2016-30
Table 6: Cobalt mine production by company (thousand tonnes) and production guidance, 2020-22
Table 7: World cobalt prices, yearly ($/lb), 2010-21
Table 8: Active mines in MEA, 2022
Table 9: Active mines in Oceania, 2022
Table 10: Active mines in Americas, 2022
Table 11: Active mines in Rest of the World, 2022
Table 12: Development projects in MEA, 2022
Table 13: Development projects in Oceania, 2022
Table 14: Development projects in Americas, 2022
Table 15: Development projects in Rest of the World, 2022
Table 16: Exploration projects in MEA, 2022
Table 17: Exploration projects in Oceania, 2022
Table 18: Exploration projects in Americas, 2022
Table 19: Exploration projects in Rest of the World, 2022
Table 20: Production of electric vehicles (thousand units), 2020-36
Table 21: Global EV sales by category (thousand vehicles), 2010-21
Table 22: China EV sales (thousand vehicles), 2010-21
Table 23: EV sales by type by country (thousand units), 2020-21
Table 24: Major companies and their competitive position within the batteries scheme
Table 25: Top exporters of cobalt ores and concentrates (thousand tonnes), 2021
Table 26: Top importers of cobalt ores and concentrates (thousand tonnes), 2021
Table 27: Number of operating, development and exploration projects by company and stage, 2022
Table 28: Glencore's major cobalt deals 2021-2022
Table 29: Glencore Plc, major projects, 2022
Table 30: Vale SA, major projects, 2022
Table 31: CMOC Group Ltd, major projects, 2022

List of Figures
Figure 1: Cobalt reserves by country (thousand tonnes), 2017-22
Figure 2: Cobalt reserves by country, January 2022
Figure 3: Global cobalt production by country (thousand tonnes), 2016-30
Figure 4: World cobalt prices, annual ($/lb), 2011-21
Figure 5: Cobalt mines by country and stage (%), 2022
Figure 6: Global EV sales by category (thousand vehicles), 2010-21
Figure 7: China EV sales (thousand vehicles), 2010-21
Figure 8: EV sales by type by country (thousand units), 2020-21
Figure 9: Chinese EV policy, 2009-22
Figure 10: EV policy in South Korea, India and Japan, 2016-22
Figure 11: Top exporters and importers of cobalt (%), 2021
Figure 12: Number of operating, development and exploration projects by company and stage, 2022

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Glencore
  • China Molybdenum Co. Ltd
  • Vale SA