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Base Metals Mining Market Value by Cost Type, Activity Analysis and Forecast to 2020 Bolivia Region

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 11:31
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Publisher’s ‘Base Metals Mining in Bolivia to 2020′ report comprehensively covers Bolivian reserves of base metals (zinc and lead), reserves by country, the historic and forecast data on zinc and lead mine production and price, historic and forecast data on zinc, and lead (base metals) exports and exports by country. 

The report also includes factors affecting demand for zinc and lead, profiles of major base metals (zinc and lead) producing companies in the country and information on the active, exploration and development zinc and lead projects in the country.

The Fiscal Regime section provides information about the country’s regulatory authority, laws, licenses and other fiscal regime information such as taxes, rates and other charges applicable to the mining of the commodity in the country.

It is an essential tool for companies active in Bolivian mining and for new competitors considering entering the industry.


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Report Summary

Bolivia had the world’s eighth- and ninth-largest zinc and lead reserves respectively with 4.6 million tonnes (Mt) of zinc and 1.6Mt of lead. 

Bolivian zinc mine production measured 485,352 tonnes (t) in 2015, while lead mine production measured 74,501t. 

The country’s zinc and lead production is largely dependent on export demand that originates mainly from Japan, China and South Korea.

Report Scope

The report contains an overview of the Bolivian zinc and lead mining industry together with the key factors affecting the industry and demand for the commodities.

It also provides information about Bolivian base metals (zinc and lead) reserves, historic and forecast data on base metals (zinc and lead) mine production and trade, the competitive landscape and active, exploration and development zinc and lead projects.


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Key Highlights

- Mining has been an important industry for the Bolivian economy, with silver, tin, zinc and lead being key commodities. 
- In Bolivia, base metals are largely found in Potosi where the San Cristobal mine is one of the largest deposits. 
- In 2015, Bolivia’s zinc ores and concentrates exports measured 682,636t, with Japan surpassing South Korea as the largest importer of zinc ores and concentrates from Bolivia.

Reason to Buy

Gain an understanding of the zinc and lead mining industry in Bolivia, zinc and lead (base metals) reserves, historic and forecast data on zinc and lead mine production and trade, demand drivers, active, exploration and development base metals (zinc and lead) projects, the competitive landscape and the country’s fiscal regime.


Table of Content:-

1 Executive Summary 
2 Zinc and Lead Mining in Bolivia – Reserves, Production and Exports 
2.1 Reserves and Resources by Mine, Grade and Country 
2.2 Historic and Forecast Production – Zinc and Lead 
2.3 Active Lead and Zinc Mines 
2.4 Lead and Zinc Exploration and Development Projects 
2.5 Zinc Exports 
2.6 Lead Exports 
2.7 Demand Drivers 
2.7.1 Zinc Demand 
2.7.2 Global steel production 
2.7.3 Lead Demand 
3 Major Base Metals Producers in Bolivia 
3.1 Minera San Cristobal S.A. 
3.2 Glencore plc 
4 Fiscal Regime 
4.1 The Bolivian Mining Industry – Governing Bodies 
4.1.1 Ministry of Mining and Metallurgy 
4.1.2 Bolivian Mining Corporation (Comibol) 
4.2 The Bolivian Mining Industry – Governing Law 
4.2.1 The Mining Code 
4.3 The Bolivian Mining Industry – Rights and Obligations 
4.3.1 Rights 
4.3.2 Obligations
4.4 The Bolivian Mining Industry – Key Fiscal Terms 
4.4.1 Annual Patent 
4.4.2 Royalty 
4.4.3 Corporate income tax 
4.4.4 Remittance tax
4.4.5 Specific mining tax 
4.4.6 Complementary mining tax 
4.4.7 Loss carry forward 
4.4.8 Value added tax (VAT) 
5 Appendix 
5.1 Abbreviations 
5.2 Bibliography 
5.3 Secondary Research 
5.4 Primary Research 
5.5 Contact Publisher 
5.6 About Publisher 
5.7 Publisher’s Services 
5.8 Disclaimer


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