Chromium is a lustrous, malleable, corrosion-proof, hard metal, which is never found in an uncombined form nature. It is extracted from chromite - the only chromium ore. Deposits of this ore are mainly located in South Africa and Kazakhstan. Chromium is widely used in the production of catalysts, pigments, dies and a far more. Besides, it is crucial for production of stainless steel as well as nonferrous alloys.
India, Russia and Kazakhstan are among the leading players of the market. South Africa holds the top position in terms of output volumes, representing more than 40% market share. Merafe Resources, Xstrata Plc, Indian Metals and Ferroalloys, Outokumpu OY, Tata Steel, and Nippon Denko Co. are amid the key companies playing on the market.
The catalogue offers a slew of the research reports covering the chromium market at all geographical scales. The researches reveal valuable information on the market trends, strategies, size and structure. The reports point out main market drivers and limiters as well as provide export and import statistics, demand and supply dynamics. Moreover, the research reports discuss future prospects for the chromium market in detail.
International Trade in Chromium Ores and Concentrates: Trends and Prospects
The reports examine global chromium ores and concentrates market trends (historical, current and forecast) with respect to international trade including chromium ores and concentrates global trade dynamics, exports/imports by geography, leading suppliers and consumers, average prices.