Metals and minerals scarcity - contributing factors 2011 by industry

This statistic shows the opinions of senior executives from seven different industries on the contributing factors to metals and minerals scarcity in 2011. Some 73 percent of respondents from the automotive industry consider growing demand to be a causal factor.

Contributing factors of metals and minerals scarcity on companies in 2011, by industry

Reserves run dryLow substitution rateGrowing demandGeopoliticsInsufficient R&D
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Release date

December 2011



Survey time period

July 2011 to September 2011

Number of respondents

69 senior executives

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

Interviews were conducted with 69 senior executives in seven different manufacturing industries across three regions (The Americas, Asia Pacific, and Europe).

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