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Mining - Industry Sector

From the Collaborative Bond and Money Market Data Portal 

The Mining Industry Sector comprises companies engaged in the production or extraction of metals and minerals including, nonferrous metal mining, salt, borate, phosphate rock. This industry sector does not include iron ore mining, which is included in the Steel and other Metal Industry. Producers of aluminium including miners and processors of bauxite are equally excluded. Companies that mine or process gold, silver and other precious metals and producers of precious metal products are also excluded.  This sector does not include metallurgical (coking) coal mining used for Steel production.  

The Industry Sector is a classification that describes the activity of an entity within the economy. The classification is based on where the relevant entity derives the majority of its revenue. 

In the Collaborative Bond and Money Market Data Model the Mining Industry Sector appears within the Industry Sector Type: Corporate.  

CMDportal uses industry sector classifications both at the Legal Entity level, as well as at the Group level. At the Legal Entity level the entity is classified by their actual industry activity. Accordingly, we classify a finance company that is part of a mining conglomerate as a financial corporate at the entity level but at the group level as a mining company. 

Based on available data, on the 18th of April 2018 the size of the Mining Bond Market at entity level was USD254bn equivalent. At the group level the size of the market was USD249bn equivalent.  

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