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The report titled ‘Mexico Mining Market Outlook to 2017- Favorable Laws and Regulatory Framework to Attract Foreign Investments’ provides a comprehensive analysis of the various aspects such as market size, segmentation, trends and developments and future projections of the mining market of Mexico. The mining market of Mexico is majorly comprised of minerals such as zinc, copper, molybdenum, silver and gold which are produced by various open pit and underground mines in Mexico. The report provides the market share and company profiles of major players in major segments.
Mexico has rich reserves for minerals such as gold, silver, zinc and copper. Mining plays a principal socio-economic role in Mexico. The mining industry in Mexico at various stages from exploration to production has generated a considerable number of jobs and income for the country over the years. The mining industry in the country generated 309,722 jobs in 2011 which has grown from 281,322 jobs in 2007. The industry has also contributed USD ~ million to the country’s GDP in 2012. The mining industry was the fourth largest income source of the country after automotive, electronics and oil industries in 2012.
The country has enormous geological potential for mining. The ores rich in minerals are majorly found in the mountain chains all across Mexico; which includes the Sierra Madre Oriental, the Sierra Madre Occidental and the Sierra Madre Del Sur. The major states Mexican states that produce key minerals such as gold, silver, zinc and copper are Sonora, Zacatecas, Coahuila and Chihuahua. The mining market of Mexico has been largely dominated by the minerals such as copper, gold, silver, zinc and molybdenum. Zinc and copper has been the leading contributor to the overall mining market of Mexico during 2007-2012. The production of zinc and copper in 2012 was ~metric tons and ~ metric tons respectively. The minerals such as copper, gold and silver are mostly located in the north and west central part of the county.
The total exports of minerals from the country in 2011 were valued at USD ~ million which has grown from USD ~ million in 2007. The leading countries to which Mexico exports minerals include the US, Canada, Japan, Germany, Colombia, Spain and China. The main minerals that were exported in 2012 from Mexico included gold, silver, copper, lead and iron. Exports of minerals have also played a key role in driving the mining market in Mexico during 2007-2012.
The mining law and regulatory framework are expected to attract more foreign investors to invest in the mining sector of the country. The favorable mining regulations in Mexico support the contribution from the foreign entities which is likely to increase the investments from foreign entities in the mining sector of the country.
The overall mining production is expected to reach ~ metric tons in 2017 which will grow from ~ metric tons in 2012. The minerals that are expected to drive the mining sector are gold, silver, zinc and copper. The new mining projects also are expected to boost the sector in the future.
KEY TOPICS COVERED IN THE REPORT
- Mexico mining market size.
- The market segmentation of Mexico mining market by the type of mineral.
- The market size, future outlook and projections of the zinc mining market in Mexico
- The market size, future outlook and projections of the copper mining market in Mexico
- The market size, future outlook and projections of the molybdenum mining market in Mexico
- The market size, future outlook and projections of the silver mining market in Mexico
- The market size, future outlook and projections of the gold mining market in Mexico
- Trends and developments of Mexico mining market.
- Market share of major players in Mexico mining market by minerals.
- Profiles of major players in Mexico mining market.
- Future outlook and projections of Mexico mining market
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