Precious Metals Mining in China to 2020

In terms of precious metal reserves (gold and silver), China had the world’s ninth-largest gold reserves at 1,900 tonnes (t) or 3.4% of the global total as of January 2015, with these reserves spread across the provinces of Shandong, Henan, Inner Mongolia, Yunnan, Hunan, Gansu, Hubei and Xinjiang. It ranked fourth globally with silver reserves of 43,000t or 8.1% of global reserves and these are found mainly in the autonomous region of Inner Mongolia followed by the provinces of Jiangxi, Yunnan, and Hunan. China does not have platinum reserves.

Scope

The report contains an overview of the Chinese precious metals (gold, silver and platinum) 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, gold, silver and platinum historic and forecast consumption and consumption by end use, precious metal prices, competitive landscape and active, exploration and development projects.

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Gain an understanding of the Chinese precious metals (gold, silver and platinum) mining industry, historic and forecast production, refined metal consumption and consumption by end-use, precious metals prices, demand drivers, active, exploration and development projects, the competitive landscape and the country's fiscal regime.

Companies mentioned

Shandong Gold Mining Co. Ltd

China Polymetallic Mining Ltd

Zijin Mining Group Co., Ltd.

Silvercorp Metals, Inc

Table of Contents

1 Executive Summary

2 Gold Mining in China – Reserves, Production and Consumption

2.1 Reserves by Geographical Region and Grade

2.2 Historic and Forecast Production

2.2.1 Gold mine production by province

2.3 Active Mines

2.4 Exploration and Development Projects

2.5 Gold Metal Consumption and Consumption by End-Use

2.6 Demand Drivers – Expected Improvement in Demand by 2020

3 Silver Mining in China – Reserves, Production and Consumption

3.1 Reserves by Geographical Region and Grade

3.2 Historical and Forecast Production

3.3 Active Mines

3.4 Exploration and Development Projects

3.5 Silver Metal Consumption and Consumption by End-Use

3.6 Demand Drivers – Demand by End-Use Sector

3.6.1 Demand from photovoltaic industry

4 Platinum Consumption in China

4.1 Platinum Metal Consumption and Consumption by End Use

4.1.1 Consumption by end use

4.2 Demand Drivers – Demand by End-Use Sector

4.2.1 Demand from the Chinese jewelry sector

4.2.2 Demand from the Chinese industrial sector

4.2.3 Demand from the Chinese auto-catalyst sector

5 Major Precious Metals Producers in China

5.1 Shandong Gold Mining Co. Ltd

5.2 Zijin Mining Group Co., Ltd

5.3 China Polymetallic Mining Ltd

5.4 Silvercorp Metals, Inc.

6 Fiscal Regime

6.1 The Chinese Mining Industry – Governing Bodies

6.1.1 State Council

6.1.2 Ministry of Land and Resources (MLR)

6.1.3 National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC)

6.1.4 Department of Resource Conservation and Environmental Protection

6.2 The Chinese Mining Industry – Governing Laws

6.2.1 Mineral Resources Law

6.2.2 Land Administration Law

6.2.3 Law on Safety in Mines

6.2.4 Environmental Protection Law

6.3 The Chinese Mining Industry – Mining Licenses and Ownership

6.3.1 Ownership of Minerals

6.3.2 Exploration and Mining License

6.3.3 Issuance of license

6.3.4 Areas of exploration

6.3.5 Terms of exploration

6.4 The Chinese Mining Industry – Mining Rights and Obligations

6.4.1 Rights

6.4.2 Obligations

6.5 The Chinese Mining Industry – Key Fiscal Terms

6.5.1 Royalty

6.5.2 Resource Tax

6.5.3 Urban and Township Tax

6.5.4 Land Appreciation Tax

6.5.5 Enterprise Resource Tax

6.5.6 Vehicle and Vessel Usage Tax

6.5.7 City Maintenance and Construction Tax

6.5.8 Stamp Tax

6.5.9 Depreciation

6.5.10 Deductions

6.5.11 Loss Carry Forward

6.5.12 Capital Gain Tax (CGT)

6.5.13 Business Tax

6.5.14 Withholding Tax

6.5.15 Value Added Tax (VAT)

6.5.16 Tax Incentive

7 Appendix

7.1 Abbreviations

7.2 Secondary Research

7.3 Primary Research

7.4 Contact GlobalData

7.5 About GlobalData

7.6 GlobalData’s Services

7.7 Disclaimer

List of Tables

Table 1: Gold Mining in China – Historic and Forecast Gold Mine Production (Million Ounces), 2000–2020

Table 2: Gold Mining in China – Active Mines, 2015

Table 3: Gold Mining in China – Exploration Projects, 2015

Table 4: Gold Mining in China – Development Projects, 2015

Table 5: Gold Mining in China – Historic and Forecast Gold Metal Consumption (Million Ounces), 2003–2020

Table 6: Silver Mining in China – Historic and Forecast Silver Mine Production (Million Ounces), 2000–2020

Table 7: Silver Mining in China – Active Mines, 2015

Table 8: Silver Mining in China – Exploration Projects, 2015

Table 9: Silver Mining in China – Development Projects, 2015

Table 10: Silver Mining in China – Historic and Forecast Silver Metal Consumption by Sector (Million Ounces), 2000–2020

Table 11: Platinum Mining in China – Historic and Forecast Platinum Metal Consumption (Thousand Ounces), 2000–2020

Table 12: Precious Metals Mining in China – Shandong Gold Mining Co Ltd , Projects, 2015

Table 13: Precious Metals Mining in China – Zijin Mining Group Co Ltd, Projects, 2015

Table 14: Precious Metals Mining in China – China Polymetallic Mining Ltd, Projects, 2015

Table 15: Precious Metals Mining in China – Silvercorp Metals Inc, Projects, 2015

Table 16: The Mining Industry in China – Urban and Township Tax (CNY), 2014

Table 17: The Mining Industry in China – Land Appreciation Tax (%), 2014

Table 18: The Mining Industry in China – Stamp Tax Schedule and Tax Rates (%), 2014

Table 19: The Mining Industry in China – Depreciation (Years), 2014

Table 20: The Mining Industry in China – Business Tax (%), 2014

List of Figures

Figure 1: Precious Metals Mining in China – Gold Reserves by Country (%), 2014

Figure 2: Gold Mining in China – Historic and Forecast Gold Mine Production (Million Ounces) vs. Global Gold Prices (US$/ounce), 2000–2020

Figure 3: Gold Mining in China – Historic and Forecast Gold Metal Consumption (Million Ounces), 2003–2020

Figure 4: Gold Mining in China – Chinese Gold Demand From End Use Sector (Million ounces), 2010–2015

Figure 5: Precious Metals Mining in China – Silver Reserves by Country (%), 2014*

Figure 6: Silver Mining in China – Historic and Forecast Silver Mine Production (Million Ounces) vs Global Silver Prices (US$/ounce), 2000–2020

Figure 7: Silver Mining in China – Historic and Forecast Silver Metal Consumption by Sector (Million Ounces), 2000–2020

Figure 8: Silver Mining in China – Domestic Consumption by End-Use Sector (Million Ounces), 2010–2015

Figure 9: Silver Mining in China – Global Silver Demand by End-Use Sector (%), 2014

Figure 10: Platinum Mining in China – Historic and Forecast Platinum Metal Consumption (Thousand Ounces) and Global Platinum Metal Prices (US$/ounce), 2000–2020

Figure 11: Platinum Mining in China – Domestic Consumption by End-Use Sectors (%), 2014

Figure 12: Platinum Mining in China – Global Jewelery and Automotive Demand by Country/Region (Thousand Ounces), 2014e

Figure 13: Precious Metals Mining in China – Major Precious Metals Producers by Total Annual Revenue (US$ Million), 2014

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