The most dominant miners in the world in terms of market share

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If you’ve ever wondered what mining firms dominate seaborne supply for individual commodities, look no further.

Courtesy of Macquarie Research, this table shows the share of global seaborne supply for copper, aluminium, zinc, nickel, cobalt, iron ore, thermal and metallurgical coal.

Source: Macquarie Research

“The top diversified miners are of course well represented, but it is interesting to see the spread of market control,” says Macquarie.

“Glencore stands out amongst the base metals miners with substantial chunks of the copper, zinc, nickel and cobalt markets, while the big 4 dominate in bulks.”

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