MarketLine Blog

Posts tagged to Base Metals

The Base Metals Industry Achieved Robust Growth in 2010 and 2011

MarketLine

  Despite continuing financial and economic uncertainty impacting the global economy, the base metals industry achieved robust growth in 2010 and 2011, in both developed and developing countries. Worldwide production of base metals continued to increase, mostly due to increases in production from Canada, Mexico, Venezuela, China, and India. Growth in these countries offset production losses in areas such as Indonesia, South Korea and the US. Base metal production in Brazil stopped falling, growing for the first time since 2008. China remained the leading base metal producing nation, followed by… Read more