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Base Metals Mining in Bolivia to 2020

29 pages report Published in Jun 2016

Synopsis

Timetric's 'Base Metals Mining in Bolivia to 2020' report comprehensively covers Bolivian reserves of base metals (zinc and lead), reserves by country, the historic and forecast data on zinc and lead mine production and price, historic and forecast data on zinc, and lead (base metals) exports and exports by country.

The report also includes factors affecting demand for zinc and lead, profiles of major base metals (zinc and lead) producing companies in the country and information on the active, exploration and development zinc and lead projects in the country.

The Fiscal Regime section provides information about the country's regulatory authority, laws, licenses and other fiscal regime information such as taxes, rates and other charges applicable to the mining of the commodity in the country.

It is an essential tool for companies active in Bolivian mining and for new competitors considering entering the industry.

Summary

  • Bolivia had the world's eighth- and ninth-largest zinc and lead reserves respectively with 4.6 million tonnes (Mt) of zinc and 1.6Mt of lead.
  • Bolivian zinc mine production measured 485,352 tonnes (t) in 2015, while lead mine production measured 74,501t.
  • The country's zinc and lead production is largely dependent on export demand that originates mainly from Japan, China and South Korea.

Scope

The report contains an overview of the Bolivian zinc and lead mining industry together with the key factors affecting the industry and demand for the commodities.

It also provides information about Bolivian base metals (zinc and lead) reserves, historic and forecast data on base metals (zinc and lead) mine production and trade, the competitive landscape and active, exploration and development zinc and lead projects.

Reasons To Buy

Gain an understanding of the zinc and lead mining industry in Bolivia, zinc and lead (base metals) reserves, historic and forecast data on zinc and lead mine production and trade, demand drivers, active, exploration and development base metals (zinc and lead) projects, the competitive landscape and the country's fiscal regime.

Key Highlights

  • Mining has been an important industry for the Bolivian economy, with silver, tin, zinc and lead being key commodities.
  • In Bolivia, base metals are largely found in Potosi where the San Cristobal mine is one of the largest deposits.
  • In 2015, Bolivia's zinc ores and concentrates exports measured 682,636t, with Japan surpassing South Korea as the largest importer of zinc ores and concentrates from Bolivia.
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