Review of selected global mineral industries in 2011 and an outlook to 2017

Open-File Report 2013-1091
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Abstract

This report reviews the world production of selected mineral commodities in 2011 and includes output projections (based on planned capacity expansions) through 2017. It also includes brief discussions of several issues that are of importance to the mineral sector, including the world economy, the availability of strategic minerals, significant company mergers and acquisitions in 2011, exploration investment made during the year, and the moves towards resource nationalization and expropriation of mineral assets by national Governments.

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Review of selected global mineral industries in 2011 and an outlook to 2017
Series title Open-File Report
Series number 2013-1091
DOI 10.3133/ofr20131091
Year Published 2013
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Contributing office(s) National Minerals Information Center
Description iv, 33 p.
Time Range Start 2011-01-01
Time Range End 2017-12-31
Online Only (Y/N) Y
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N