The Manganese and Other Mineral Mining industry is expected to generate revenue of $1.7 billion in 2012-13, compared with $2.51 billion in 2007-08 (yielding a fall of 7.5% per year). However, industry revenue is expected to grow by 3.0% in 2012-13 as the price and output of manganese rise. Lithium production is also expected to grow. The industry's share of GDP in 2012-13 will be less than 0.1% and it is expected to generate a profit of about $440.3 million.
Australia's manganese ore production is expected to be 7.2 million tonnes in 2012-13, compared with 5.4 million tonnes in 2007-08.
Firms in this industry mine manganese, lithium, tantalum and tin.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.