BMI View: Slovakia's is among the smaller European mining sectors we monitor with activity in the
country currently focused on brown coal, produced for domestic energy use, as well as small quantities of
gold, residual produce from a once-thriving gold mining industry ..."
BMI View: Slovakia's mining industry is small relative to most other European markets. It is expected to
remain as such through to the end of our 2015-2019 forecast period, with lignite production continuing to
dominate overall output. Growth during this period will b ..."
BMI View: We forecast limited growth opportunities in Slovakia's mining sector as weakness in gold prices
prevents the take-off of the gold sector. Coal will remain the mainstay of the country's mining industry over
our forecast period to 2018. Even so, growth in coal ..."
BMI View: We forecast Slovakia's mining industry value to reach US$842mn in 2017, from US$660mn in
2012. Gold mining will be the key driver of this and is the one sector within the mining industry, which
holds significant promise.
We expect Slovakia's mining ind ..."