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Poland Mining Report Q3 2014 - New Market Study Published

Recently published research from Business Monitor International, "Poland Mining Report Q3 2014", is now available at Fast Market Research

 

Boston, MA -- (ReleaseWire) -- 05/30/2014 -- Growth in the Polish mining sector will be modest and predominantly driven by increased coal output. Copper output will struggle as falling copper ore grades and weak prices are set to weigh on growth. Nevertheless, the rate of growth we forecast indicates that the country will remain one of the most significant players in the European coal, silver and copper markets.

Downside Risks

The main downside risks to our forecasts are weak copper prices, cheap coal imports and labour unrest in the sector. Due to our view for a sharp slowdown in Chinese economic growth and expectation for increased copper supply, we expect lower copper prices over coming years. We forecast copper prices to average US$6,800/tonne in 2014, significantly lower than their 2011 average of US$8,826/tonne. Combined with falling ore grades in Poland, these lower prices will significantly disincentive investment in the sector.

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Lower commodity prices will also have the effect of squeezing miners' margins, precipitating cutbacks and thus heightening the risk of industrial unrest. Poland's mining sector is comprised of strong unions and as such we highlight tense wage negotiations and potential strikes to affect the sector over coming years.

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