Base Metals Mining in China to 2020

In terms of base metal reserves (lead, zinc, copper and nickel), China had the world’s second-largest lead reserves after Australia, with 14 million tonnes (Mt) or 16% of the global total as of February 2015, with these reserves spread across the provinces of Inner Mongolia, Yunnan, Guangdong and Sichuan. Its zinc reserves were 43Mt or 18.3% of global zinc reserves, ranking second after Australia and are found mainly in the provinces of Inner Mongolia, Yunnan, Gansu, Sichuan and Guangdong. The country had the sixth largest reserves of copper at 30.0Mt, accounting for 4.3% of the global total.

Scope

The report contains an overview of the Chinese base metals (copper, lead, nickel and zinc) mining industry together with the key growth factors and restraints affecting the industry. Further, it provides information about reserves, reserves by region, grade and historic production and production forecast, historic and forecast consumption and consumption by end use, imports by country, base metal prices, trade information, competitive landscape and active, exploration and development projects.

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Gain an understanding of the Chinese base metals (copper, lead, nickel and zinc) mining industry, historic and forecast production, refined metal consumption and consumption by end-use, imports by country, base metals prices, demand drivers, active, exploration and development projects, the competitive landscape and the country's fiscal regime.

Companies mentioned

China Polymetallic Mining Ltd (CPM)

Silvercorp Metals, Inc.

Zijin Mining Group Co., Ltd.

Xinjiang Xinxin Mining Industry Co., Ltd

Table of Contents

1 Executive Summary

2 Lead Mining in China– Reserves, Production, Consumption and Trade

2.1 Reserves by Geographical Region, Grade and Type of Ore

2.2 Historic and Forecast Production

2.3 Active Mines

2.4 Exploration and Development Projects

2.5 Lead Metal Consumption, Consumption by End Use and Ores and Concentrates Import

2.5.1 Imports by country

2.6 Demand Drivers

2.6.1 Demand by end-use sector

3 Zinc Mining in China – Reserves, Production, Consumption and Trade

3.1 Reserves by Geographical Region and Type of Ore

3.2 Historic and Forecast Production

3.2.1 Zinc mine production by province

3.3 Active Mines

3.4 Exploration and Development Projects

3.5 Zinc Metal Consumption and Consumption by End Use

3.5.1 Imports by country

3.6 Demand Drivers

3.6.1 Demand by end-use sector

4 Copper Mining in China – Reserves, Production, Consumption and Trade

4.1 Reserves by Geographical Region, Grade and Type of Ore

4.2 Historic and Forecast Production

4.2.1 Copper mine production by province

4.3 Active Mines

4.4 Exploration and Development Projects

4.5 Copper Metal Consumption and Consumption by End Use

4.5.1 Imports by country

4.6 Demand Drivers

4.6.1 Demand from the construction sector

5 Nickel Mining in China – Reserves, Production, Consumption and Trade

5.1 Reserves by Geographical Region and Type of Ore

5.2 Historic and Forecast Production

5.2.1 Nickel mine production by different Chinese provinces

5.3 Nickel Metal Consumption and Consumption by End Use

5.3.1 Imports by country

5.4 Demand Drivers

5.4.1 Demand by end-use sector

6 Major Base Metals Producers in China

6.1 China Polymetallic Mining Ltd (CPM)

6.2 Silvercorp Metals, Inc.

6.3 Zijin Mining Group Co., Ltd

6.4 Xinjiang Xinxin Mining Industry Co., Ltd

7 Fiscal Regime

7.1 The Chinese Mining Industry – Governing Bodies

7.1.1 State Council

7.2 The Chinese Mining Industry – Governing Laws

7.2.1 Mineral Resources Law

7.2.2 Land Administration Law

7.2.3 Law on Safety in Mines

7.2.4 Environmental Protection Law

7.3 The Chinese Mining Industry – Mining Licenses and Ownership

7.3.1 Ownership of minerals

7.3.2 Exploration and mining license

7.4 The Chinese Mining Industry – Mining Rights and Obligations

7.4.1 Rights

7.4.2 Obligations

7.5 The Chinese Mining Industry – Key Fiscal Terms

7.5.1 Royalty

7.5.2 Resource Tax

7.5.3 Urban and Township Tax

7.5.4 Land Appreciation Tax

7.5.5 Enterprise Resource Tax

7.5.6 Vehicle and Vessel Usage Tax

7.5.7 City Maintenance and Construction Tax

7.5.8 Stamp tax

7.5.9 Depreciation

7.5.10 Deductions

7.5.11 Loss carry forward

7.5.12 Capital gains tax (CGT)

7.5.13 Business tax

7.5.14 Withholding tax

7.5.15 Value added tax (VAT)

7.5.16 Tax incentives

8 Appendix

8.1 Abbreviations

8.2 Methodology

8.3 Secondary Research

8.4 Primary Research

8.5 Contact GlobalData

8.6 About GlobalData

8.7 GlobalData’s Services

8.8 Disclaimer

List of Tables

Table 1: Base Metals Mining in China – Global Position of China on the basis of Selected Commodity’s Mine Production, 2014

Table 2: Lead Mining in China – Lead Metal Reserves by Provinces in China (Thousand Tonnes), 2013

Table 3: Lead Mining in China – Lead Mine Production (Thousand Tonnes), 2002–2020

Table 4: Lead Mining in China – Active Mines, 2015

Table 5: Lead Mining in China – Exploration Projects, 2015

Table 6: Lead Mining in China – Development Projects, 2015

Table 7: Lead Mining in China – Lead Metal Consumption (Thousand Tonnes) 2001–2020

Table 8: Lead Mining in China – Imports by Country (Thousand Tonnes), 2014

Table 9: Zinc Mining in China – Zinc Metal Reserves by Provinces (Thousand Tonnes), 2013

Table 10: Zinc Mining in China – Zinc Mine Production (Thousand Tonnes), 2002–2020

Table 11: Zinc Mining in China – Active Mines, 2015

Table 12: Zinc Mining in China – Exploration Projects, 2015

Table 13: Zinc Mining in China – Development Projects, 2015

Table 14: Zinc Mining in China – Zinc Metal Consumption by Sector (Thousand Tonnes), 2000–2020

Table 15: Zinc Mining in China – Imports by Country (Thousand Tonnes), 2014

Table 16: Copper Mining in China – Copper Metal Reserves by Province (Thousand Tonnes), 2013

Table 17: Copper Mining in China – Copper Mine Production (Thousand Tonnes), 2002–2020

Table 18: Copper Mining in China – Active Mines, 2015

Table 19: Copper Mining in China – Exploration Projects, 2015

Table 20: Copper Mining in China – Development Projects, 2015

Table 21: Copper Mining in China – Copper Metal Consumption by End-Use (Thousand Tonnes) 2000–2020

Table 22: Copper Mining in China – Imports by Country (Thousand Tonnes), 2014

Table 23: Nickel Mining in China – Nickel Mine Production (Thousand Tonnes), 2000–2020

Table 24: Nickel Mining in China – Nickel Metal Consumption by End-Use (Thousand Tonnes) 2000–2020

Table 25: Nickel Mining in China – Imports by Country (Thousand Tonnes), 2014

Table 26: Base Metals Mining in China – China Polymetallic Mining Ltd, Major Projects, 2015

Table 27: Base Metals Mining in China – Silvercorp Metals Inc, Major Projects, 2015

Table 28: Base Metals Mining in China – Zijin Mining Group Co., Ltd, Major Projects, 2015

Table 29: Base Metals Mining in China – Xinjiang Xinxin Mining Industry Co., Ltd , Major Projects, 2015

Table 30: The Mining Industry in China – Urban and Township Tax (CNY), 2014

Table 31: The Mining Industry in China – Land Appreciation Tax (%), 2014

Table 32: The Mining Industry in China – Stamp Tax Schedule and Tax Rates (%), 2014

Table 33: The Mining Industry in China – Depreciation (Years), 2014

Table 34: The Mining Industry in China – Business Tax (%), 2014

List of Figures

Figure 1: Lead Mining in China – Lead Reserves by Country (%), 2014

Figure 2: Lead Mining in China – Lead Metal Reserves by Provinces in China (%), 2013

Figure 3: Lead Mining in China – Lead Mine Production (Thousand Tonnes) vs Lead Prices (US$/tonne), 2002–2020

Figure 4: Lead Mining in China – Lead Metal Consumption by Sector (Thousand Tonnes), 2001–2020

Figure 5: Lead Mining in China – Imports by Country (%), 2014

Figure 6: Zinc Mining in China – Zinc Reserves by Country (%), 2014

Figure 7: Zinc Mining in China – Zinc Metal Reserves by Province (%), 2013

Figure 8: Zinc Mining in China – Zinc Mine Production (Thousand Tonnes) vs Zinc Prices (US$/tonne), 2002–2020

Figure 9: Zinc Mining in China – Zinc Mine Production by Province

Figure 10: Zinc Mining in China – Zinc Metal Consumption by Sector (Thousand Tonnes), 2000–2020

Figure 11: Zinc Mining in China – Consumption by End-Use Sector (%), 2014

Figure 12: Zinc Mining in China – Imports by Country (%), 2014

Figure 13: Zinc Mining in China – Chinese Auto Sales (Million units), 2009–2014

Figure 14: Copper Mining in China – Copper Reserves by Country (%), 2014

Figure 15: Copper Mining in China – Copper Metal Reserves by Province (%), 2013

Figure 16: Copper Mining in China – Copper Mine Production (Thousand Tonnes) vs Copper Prices (US$/tonne), 2002–2020

Figure 17: Copper Mining in China – Copper Mine Production by Province

Figure 18: Copper Mining in China – Copper Metal Consumption by End-Use (Thousand Tonnes), 2000–2020

Figure 19: Copper Mining in China – Consumption by End-Use Sector (%), 2014

Figure 20: Copper Mining in China – Imports by Country (%), 2014

Figure 21: Copper Mining in China – Construction Shares by Market (%), 2014

Figure 22: Copper Mining in China – Construction Output by Project Type (US$ Billion), 2010–2019

Figure 23: Nickel Mining in China – Nickel Reserves by Country (%), 2014

Figure 24: Nickel Mining in China – Nickel Mine Production (Thousand Tonnes) vs. Nickel Prices (US$/tonne), 2000–2020

Figure 25: Nickel Mining in China – Nickel Mine Production by Province

Figure 26: Nickel Mining in China – Nickel Metal Consumption by End-Use (Thousand Tonnes), 2000–2020

Figure 27: Nickel Mining in China – Imports by Country (%), 2014

Figure 28: Nickel Mining in China – Stainless and Heat-Resisting Melt Shop Steel Production by Region (%), 2014

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