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Global Metal Industry 2012-2017: Trend, Profit, and Forecast Analysis

NEW YORK, Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Global Metal Industry 2012-2017: Trend, Profit, and Forecast Analysis



The global metal industry experienced a robust growth during the last five years but is expected to slow down, and the industry revenue is forecast to reach an estimated $2,374 billion in 2017 with a CAGR of 5.5% over the next five years (2012-2017). Lucintel, a leading global management consulting and market research firm, has analyzed the global metal industry and offers its findings in its comprehensive research report, "Global Metal Industry 2012-2017: Trend, Profit, and Forecast Analysis." The metal industry consists of establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing all types of metals such as iron and steel, aluminum, base metals, and precious metals. The industry is highly fragmented. APAC dominates this industry and captured a majority of the industry share. Some of the major players in this industry are Arcelormittal, ThyssenKrupp, Rio Tinto, and BHP Billiton. A combination of factors such as growth in related industries and governmental regulations, cyclical fluctuations in metal prices, general economic conditions, and end-use markets are witnessed to impact the industry dynamics significantly. Government regulations, rising cost of input materials, increasing operational efficiency in order to reduce operating costs, and improving the quality of output are some of the challenges being faced by the industry. The increasing growth rate of construction, automobiles, heavy machinery, and equipment is expected to drive consumption of metals used in these industries. APAC emerged as the region depicting the most growth potential with a CAGR of 13% during the last five years, driven by growth in population and reasonable GDP growth. Precious metal witnessed the largest increase with double-digit growth during the last five years, driven by increases in production and price of precious metal such as gold, silver, and platinum. Lucintel's research indicates that demand for precious metal is forecast to witness highest growth during the next five years because of its increased application in a number of sectors. This study provides an overview of the global metal industry. The report tracks four market segments of four regions of the global metal industry. This comprehensive guide from Lucintel provides readers with valuable information and the tools needed to successfully drive critical business decisions with a thorough understanding of the market's potential. This report will save Lucintel clients hundreds of hours in personal research time on a global market and it offers significant benefits in expanding business opportunities throughout the globalmetal industry.In a fast-paced ever-changing world, business leaders need every advantage available to them in a timely manner to drive change in the market and to stay ahead of their competition. This report provides business leaders with a keen advantage in this regard by making them aware of emerging trends and demand requirements on an annual basis.

Features and Scope of this Report:

To make any investment or strategic decision, you need adequate and timely information. This market report fulfills this core need.Some of the features of this market report are:

· Industry size estimates in terms of (US $) value by regionsand by segment

· Globalmetal industry analysisannual trend (2006-2011) and forecast (2012-2017)

· Porter's Five Force analysis

· New product launch and merger and acquisition activity in global metal industry

· Quarterly demand trend (Q1 2010-Q4 2011)and forecast analysis (Q1 2012-Q4 2012) for globalmetal industry

· Gross and net profit trends in the global metal industry

· Cost structure trend in the global as well as regional metal industry


1. Executive Summary

2. Industry Definition and Scope

3. Industry Overview

4. Global Macroeconomic Overview

5. Industry Trends

6. Industry Forecasts

7. Emerging Trends

8. Conclusions

List of Figures

CHAPTER 3. Industry Overview

Figure 3.1: External forces shaping global metal industry

CHAPTER 4. Global Macroeconomic Overview

Figure 4.1: Global GDP growth rate trend

Figure 4.2: Global inflation rate trend

Figure 4.3: Global population growth rate trend

Figure 4.4: Global unemployment rate trend

Figure 4.5: Regional GDP growth rate trend

Figure 4.6: Regional inflation rate trend

Figure 4.7: Regional population growth rate trend

Figure 4.8: Regional unemployment rate trend

CHAPTER 5. Industry Trends

Figure 5.1: Global metal industry revenue annual trend 2006-11 (US $B)

Figure 5.2: Global metal industry regional trend: 2006-11 (US $B)

Figure 5.3: Global metal industry regional trend:

Figure 5.4: Global metal industry segment trend: 2006-2011 ($B) 2006-11 (%)

Figure 5.5: Global metal industry segment trend: 2006-2011 (%)

Figure 5.4: Global metal industry quarterly trend 2010-11 (US $B)

Figure 5.5: Global metal industry profitability trend: 2006-11

Figure 5.6: Global metal industry revenue per employee trend: 2006-11

Figure 5.7: Cost structuretrend in global metal industry2006-11(%)

Figure 5.8: Cost structure in North American metal industry 2006-11 (%)

Figure 5.9: Cost Structure Trend in Europeanmetal industry 2006-11 (%)

Figure 5.10: Cost structure Trend in Asia Pacific metal industry: 2006-11(%)

Figure 5.11: Top five companies v/smetal industry gross profit & net profit analysis: 2011

Figure 5.12: Cash on hand for global metal industry 2006-11 (US $B)

Figure 5.13: Cash on hand for global metal industry 2006-11 (%)

Figure 5.14: Asset for global metal industry 2006-11 (US $B)

Figure 5.15: Asset for global metal industry 2006-11 (%)

Figure 5.16: Debt for global metal industry 2006-11 (US $B)

Figure 5.17: Debt for global metal industry 2006-11 (%)

Figure 5.18: Industry shares of top players in global metal industry in 2006

Figure 5.19: Industry shares of top players in global metal industry in 2011

Figure 5.20: Global metal industry 2006 industry share analysis

Figure 5.21: Global metal industry 2011 industry share analysis

CHAPTER 6. Industry Forecasts

Figure 6.1 Globalmetal industry annual forecast 2012-17 (US $B)

Figure 6.2 Global metalindustry quarterly forecast 2012-13 (US $B)

Figure 6.3: Global GDP growth rate forecast

Figure 6.4: Global inflation rate forecast

Figure 6.5: Global population growth rate forecast

Figure 6.6: Global unemployment rate forecast

Figure 6.7: Regional GDP growth rate forecast

Figure 6.8: Regional inflation rate forecast

Figure 6.9: Regional population growth rate forecast

Figure 6.10: Regional unemployment rate forecast

Figure 6.11 Globalmetal industry regional forecast 2012-17 (US $B)

Figure 6.12 Global metal industry regional forecast 2012-17 (%)

Figure 6.13: Global metal industry segment forecast: 2011-2017 ($ B)

Figure 6.14: Global metal industry segment forecast: 2011-2017 (%)

CHAPTER 7. Emerging Trends

Figure 7.1: Global metal industry emerging trends

Figure 7.2: Global metal industry opportunity by region

Figure 7.3; Global metal industry opportunity by segment

List of Tables

CHAPTER 3. Industry Overview

Table 3.1: Industry parameters of global metal industry

Table 3.2: Relative industry attractiveness by region

CHAPTER 5. Industry Trends

Table 5.1: Regional revenue growth rate

Table 5.2: Percentage change in cost structure

Table 5.3: Percentage change in cash on hand

Table 5.4: Percentage change in total asset

Table 5.5: Percentage change in total debt

Table 5.6: Key companies by revenue growth

Table 5.7: Key companies by revenue decline

CHAPTER 6. Industry Forecasts

Table 6.1: Global metal industry forecast growth rate

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