Metals Market Outlook 2022 - 2026

Daily Updated Industry Statistics and Top Emerging Trends about the Metals Industry

Global Metals Trends in 2022

Metals is part of Mining And Quarrying and includes a number of sub-sectors such as Iron Ore and Non-Ferrous Metal. You may also be interested in Mineral, Mining and Quarrying.

Global Metal Import is set to reach 3,450 Million Metric Tons by 2026 from 3,160 Million Metric Tons in 2021, growing 1.4% year on year average rate. Since 2016, Global demand rose 3% year on year. At 1,540 Million Metric Tons in 2021, China ranked number 1 in Global Metal Import. Japan, South Korea and Germany respectively were numbers 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Cyprus jumped by 13% year on year, while Venezuela was down by 57.4% year on year since 2016.

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In 2022 major markets in the Metals Industry were:

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How much the Metals industry is expected to grow to 2026?

Forecast: Global Imports of Metals
Forecast: Global Export of Iron Ores and Concentrates
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Forecast: Imports of Metals in Italy
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Global Imports of Metals by Country
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