Ministry of Economic Development has provided its own forecast for the production of non-ferrous metals. In accordance with the medium-term significant increase production volumes are anticipated. This year, primary aluminum production decreased by 2%. In 2016−2017 gg. growth is expected to be 2% annually. In 2018 the production of light metal on expectations of professionals will increase by 1.4%.
Volumes of production of copper is almost no change. Nickel production decreased by 1.3% in 2015. In 2016 nickel output will increase by 3%. In the years 2017−2018 this metal increase in each year will be 1%. Given the assumption of experts, the index of production of non-ferrous metals will reach 97.6% in 2018. These results are derived with respect to experts, 2014.
In accordance with the non-ferrous metals price outlook will decrease their value by 11.9% in the current year. A small increase in performance will be noticeable in 2016. By 2018, the increase in cost will reach 102.3% compared to 2015. This forecast assumes a significant decline in the effectiveness of export operations.
In the materials of the Ministry of negotiated and the emergence of the investment pause. It will operate throughout the period under review. The basic version involves investment rate of 98.8% in 2018 relative to 2014. But now it is implementing a program to improve and restructure the aluminum sector R. F. In this case, stipulates that sustainable development depends on the efficiency of implementation.
For 7mesyachny period of world nickel market showed a deficit of 16,000 tonnes. World Bureau of Metal Statistics experts made calculations regarding the production of nickel. According to them, the metal production in the period amounted to 1.096 million. Tons. World nickel surplus fell in June to 8.8 million tons. In 2014, the excess metal was 9.5 tons. Global nickel production in July 2015 reached 168,000 tons. Consumption amounted to 159200 tonnes. According to preliminary calculations nickel surplus in 2015 will reach 15,000 tons. This figure voiced by experts Australian company Macquarie after certain adjustments. Earlier, analysts were talking about at the level of 30,000 tons of metal the global surplus.