Global Industry Forecasts > Quarterly Industry Forecasts > Basic Metals

Global Industry Forecasts > Quarterly Industry Forecasts > Basic Metals

  • September 2021 •
  • 35 pages •
  • Report ID: 2537743 •
  • Format: PDF
World basic metals production is forecast to expand by 7.1% this year, a downgrade since our last forecast. Next year production is set to grow by 1.7%. China has redoubled its efforts, after a Covid-induced pause, to curb excess capacity in carbon-intensive industries.