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   Market Snapshots.....II-1
Industry Structure.....II-1
Worldwide Platinum Production Scenario.....II-1
1$100
   Table 1: Global Platinum Market (2004 & 2005): Mine Production in Kilograms by Country – South Africa, Russia, Canada, United States, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2
Factors Impacting Platinum Production.....II-2
Global Reserves .....II-2
1$350
   Table 2: Global Platinum Group Metals Market (2004): Reserves and Reserve Base in Kilograms by Country – South Africa, Russia, United States, Canada, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-3
Major Global Platinum Sources.....II-3
Primary Platinum Sources Worldwide by Geographic Complex.....II-3
Metal Stockpile.....II-3
1$350
   Metal Recycling.....II-4
Metal Hoarding by Investors.....II-4
Tight Supply and Demand Dynamics .....II-4
1$100
   Table 3: Global Platinum Market (2003 & 2004): Total Supply in Kilograms by Region/Country - South Africa, Russia, North America, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-5
Supply Outlook .....II-5
Sufficient Platinum Supply in Forthcoming Years .....II-5
1$350
   Table 4: Global Palladium Supply by Region/Country (2002-2005): Percentage Breakdown for South Africa, Russia, North America, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..... II-6

Table 5: Global Palladium Market (2000-2004): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by End-Use Segment – Autocatalyst, Electrical/Electronics, Dental, Chemical, Jewellery, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-6
1$350
   Table 6: Global Rhodium Supply by Region/Country (2004 & 2005): Percentage Breakdown for South Africa, Russia, North America, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-7

Table 7: Global Rhodium Market (2004 & 2005): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by End-Use Segment – Autocatalyst (net), Glass, Chemicals, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..II-7
1$350
   Table 8: Global Ruthenium Market (2002-2004): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Application Area – Electronics, Electrochemical, Chemicals, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-8

Table 9: Global Iridium Market (2002-2004): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Application Area – Electronics, Electrochemical, Chemicals, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-8
1$350
   Regulations Compel Growth for Platinum .....II-9
Autocatalysts – A Buoyant Market for Platinum.....II-9
Swift Growth in Auto Sales Augurs Well for Platinum Market..II-9
Platinum Dazzling in Jewellery Sector.....II-9
1$100
   Rise in Nuclear Families Stimulating Growth for Platinum Jewellery .....II-10
Platinum Jewellery Sales Anticipated to Fall .....II-10
Fuel Cells – An Innovative Application of Platinum .....II-10
Platinum – A Medical Boon.....II-10
1$100
   Major Determinants for Platinum Supply.....II-11
Major Determinants of Platinum Demand.....II-11
1$100
   Kyoto Protocol and Environmental Regulations .....II-12
Pricing Issues.....II-12
2$200
   Analysis by Region.....II-14
Analysis by End-Use Application.....II-14
1$100
   Properties of Platinum.....II-15
Characteristics of Platinum.....II-15
Key Isotopes of Platinum.....II-15
1$100
   Occurrence.....II-16
Table 10: Properties of Platinum Group Metals (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-16
Effect of Platinum on the Environment .....II-16
1$350
   History of Platinum.....II-17
Platinum Production Process .....II-17
Extraction .....II-17
1$100
   Concentration .....II-18
Refining .....II-18
Platinum Vs Gold.....II-18
1$100
   Palladium – A Substitute for Platinum.....II-19
Palladium in Industrial Uses.....II-19
Platinum Recycling.....II-19
2$200
   Platinum – An Investment Tool.....II-21
Physical Metals.....II-21
1$100
   Mining Company Stocks.....II-22
Derivatives.....II-22
Platinum Investment Market – A Historical Review.....II-22
Research and Development Endeavors in the Platinum Industry .....II-22
2$200
   Overview.....II-24
Table 11: Global Platinum Market (2005 & 2006): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Demand by End-Use Application – Autocatalyst (net), Jewellery, Electrical, Chemical, Glass, Petroleum and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-24
1$350
   Table 12: Global Platinum Market by End-Use Segment (2005): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption for Autocatalyst (net), Jewellery, Electrical, Chemical, Glass, Petroleum, and Others by Region – North America, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-25
Autocatalyst.....II-25
Factors Fueling Growth for Autocatalyst/Catalytic Converters..II-25
Autocatalytic Converters.....II-25
1$350
   Functioning of Catalytic Converters.....II-26
A Look into the Past .....II-26
Jewellery.....II-26
1$100
   Platinum Jewellery Alloys .....II-27
Platinum Jewellery Alloys and Key Composition Characteristics .....II-27
1$100
   Hallmarking of Platinum Jewellery .....II-28
Electrical.....II-28
Production of Integrated Circuits.....II-28
1$100
   Chemicals.....II-29
Glass .....II-29
Petroleum.....II-29
1$100
   Used for “Cracking” of Molecular Bonds.....II-30
Other Applications.....II-30
Medical Uses.....II-30
Dentistry, Medicines and Related Areas.....II-30
Medicines for Cancer Treatment.....II-30
Catalytic Agent in Medicines.....II-30
1$100
   Investment .....II-31
Industrial Uses.....II-31
Spark Plugs.....II-31
Fuel Cells.....II-31
Military Applications.....II-31
Temperature Sensors.....II-31
Other Uses.....II-31
1$100
   Uses of Platinum Group Metals.....II-32
1$100
   GPC Biotech and Pharmion to Jointly Develop Platinum-Based Drug.....II-33
Oxy-Gen Flexible Life Systems Develops New Non- Pressurized Oxygen System.....II-33
Fuel Cells with Platinum for Boilers.....II-33
1$100
   Chrysler’ New Engine Incorporates Platinum-Pointed Spark Plugs.....II-34
1$100
   Norilsk Nickel Forms Joint Venture with Rio Tinto.....II-35
Eurasia Signs Agreement to Acquire Three Key Kola Platinum Projects .....II-35
Anglo Platinum and Eurasia Mining Sign Joint Venture Agreement .....II-35
ANGLO Platinum to Expand Platinum Production Capacity .....II-35
Platinum Group Metals, Africa Wide Mineral Prospecting and Exploration, and Angloplat
  Form Joint Venture.....II-35
1$100
   Lonmin Buys Southern Platinum.....II-36
Inco Signs Agreement with Lonmin.....II-36
Mvelaphanda Group to Sell Stake in Mvela Resources.....II-36
Impala Platinum Discontinues Operations from Ambatovy Project.....II-36
Impala Platinum and Aquarius Platinum Announce Expansion Plans.....II-36
Impala Platinum and African Rainbow Minerals to Commence Operations at Two Rivers
  Platinum Project.....II-36
1$100
   Dynatec to Buy Stake in Aurora Platinum.....II-37
FNX Mining Company Signs Pact with Aurora Platinum.....II-37
Anglo Platinum Signs Agreement with Aquaris Platinum.....II-37
Xstrata Alloys and Anglo Platinum Establish Joint Venture.....II-37
Anooraq Resources and Pelawan Investments Sign Agreement.....II-37
Lonmin Acquires Stake in Lonplats from Impala Platinum.....II-37
1$100
   Mvelaphanda Acquires Stake in Booysendal Platinum Project.....II-38
Platinum Australia Signs Memorandum of Understanding with African Rainbow Minerals
  Platinum.....II-38
Norilsk Acquires Major Stake in Stillwater .....II-38
Johnson Matthey Acquires Pharma-Eco and Macfarlan Smith .....II-38
Lonmin Forms Joint Venture with Wall-bridge Mining.....II-38
Anglo American Platinum Enters into Joint Venture with Government of Royal Bafokeng
  Nation.....II-38
1$100
   Anglovaal Mining and Impala Platinum Jointly Acquire Dwars Rivier PGM Mineral
  Rights.....II-39
Union Miniere Adapts New Name.....II-39
Impala Platinum Acquires 35% Stake in ZCE Platinum.....II-39
Impala Platinum Acquires 30% Stake in Ngezi Open- Cast Mine.....II-39
Junior Consolidated Jaba Acquires Mineral Rights in Chubut.....II-39
Bitterroot Resources Enters into Agreement with Kennecott Exploration.....II-39
Falconbridge Enters into Deal with Impala Platinum.....II-39
Aquarius Platinum Increases Stake in Kroondal Platinum Mines.....II-39
1$100
   Primary Producers.....II-40
Anglo Platinum Limited (South Africa).....II-40
Lebowa Platinum Mines Ltd. (South Africa).....II-40
Potgietersrust Platinums Ltd. (South Africa).....II-40
BHP Billiton (Australia) .....II-40
1$100
   Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd. (South Africa).....II-41
Lonmin Plc (UK).....II-41
MMC Norilsk Nickel Group (Russia).....II-41
Northam Platinum Ltd. (South Africa).....II-41
1$100
   Stillwater Mining Company (USA).....II-42
Umicore Group (Belgium).....II-42
Select Primary End-Users.....II-42
Engelhard Corp. (USA).....II-42
Johnson Matthey Plc (UK).....II-42
1$100
   Kuwayama Corp. (Japan).....II-43
Sentrachem Ltd. (South Africa).....II-43
1$100
   Table 13: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Platinum by Geographic Region – North America, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Ounces for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-44

Table 14: World Historic Review for Platinum by Geographic Region – North America, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Ounces for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-44
1$350
   Table 15: World 20-Year Perspective for Platinum by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for North America, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-451$350
   Table 16: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Platinum in Autocatalyst (net) by Geographic Region – North America, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Ounces for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-46

Table 17: World Historic Review for Platinum in Autocatalyst (net) by Geographic Region – North America, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Ounces for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-46
1$350
   Table 18: World 20-Year Perspective for Platinum in Autocatalyst (net) by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for North America, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 1991, 1995, 2005, and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-471$350
   Table 19: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Platinum in Jewellery by Geographic Region – North America, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Ounces for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-48

Table 20: World Historic Review for Platinum in Jewellery by Geographic Region – North America, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Ounces for Years 1991 through 2000.....II-48
1$350
   Table 21: World 20-Year Perspective for Platinum in Jewellery by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for North America, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 1991, 1995, 2005 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-491$350
   Table 22: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Platinum in Electrical Sector by Geographic Region – North America, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Ounces for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-50

Table 23: World Historic Review for Platinum in Electrical Sector by Geographic Region – North America, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Ounces for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-50
1$350
   Table 24: World 20-Year Perspective for Platinum in Electrical Sector by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for North America, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2001, 2005, and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-511$350
   Table 25: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Platinum in Chemicals by Geographic Region – North America, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Ounces for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-52

Table 26: World Historic Review for Platinum in Chemicals by Geographic Region – North America, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Ounces for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-52
1$350
   Table 27: World 20-Year Perspective for Platinum in Chemicals by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for North America, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 1991, 1995, 2005, and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-531$350
   Table 28: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Platinum in Glass by Geographic Region – North America, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Ounces for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-54

Table 29: World Historic Review for Platinum in Glass by Geographic Region – North America, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Ounces for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-54
1$350
   Table 30: World 20-Year Perspective for Platinum in Glass by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for North America, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 1991, 1995, 2005, and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-551$350
   Table 31: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Platinum in Petroleum by Geographic Region – North America, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Ounces for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-56

Table 32: World Historic Review for Platinum in Petroleum by Geographic Region – North America, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Ounces for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-56
1$350
   Table 33: World 20-Year Perspective for Platinum in Petroleum by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for North America, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 1991, 1995, 2005 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-571$350
   Table 34: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Platinum in Other End-Use Applications by Geographic Region – North America, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Ounces for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-58

Table 35: World Historic Review for Platinum in Other End-Use Applications by Geographic Region – North America, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Ounces for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-58
1$350
   Table 36: World 20-Year Perspective for Platinum in Other End-Use Applications by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for North America, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 1991, 1995, 2005 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-591$350
   A. Market Analysis.....III-1
Current and Future Analysis.....III-1
Historic Review.....III-1
Table 37: North American Palladium Market (2003 & 2004): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Application Area – Autocatalyst, Dental, Electrical/ Electronics, Chemical, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1
1$200
   Key Trends and Issues.....III-2
Autocatalyst Sector Continues to Prop up Platinum Market..III-2
Shift Towards Diesel Vehicles Propels Platinum Demand...III-2
Autocatalysts – Platinum Loss, Palladium Gain?..III-2
Platinum Jewellery – A Bridal Wear...III-2
1$75
   Table 38: Jewellery Market in the US (2005): Percentage Breakdown of Most Desirable Metal by Type – White Gold, Platinum, Yellow Gold, Rose Gold, Sterling Silver, Titanium, and Stainless Steel (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) .....III-3
Major Platinum Group Metal Deposits .....III-3
Platinum Production in North America .....III-3
Table 39: Platinum Market in the US (2000-2004): Mine Production in Kilograms (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) .....III-3
1$200
   Table 40: Platinum Market in the US (2000-2004): Mine Production in US$ '000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) .....III-4
Platinum Ore Producing Companies .....III-4
Platinum Recovery from Catalytic Converters .....III-4
Imports and Exports Scenario .....III-4
Table 41: Platinum Market in the US (2001-2004): Imports in Kilograms (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) .....III-4
1$200
   Table 42: Platinum Market in the US (2004): Imports in Kilograms by Country – South Africa, United Kingdom, Germany, Russia, Belgium, Canada, Italy, Japan, Switzerland, Jordan, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) .....III-5

Table 43: Platinum Market in the US (2004): Imports in US$ ‘000 by Country – South Africa, United Kingdom, Russia, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Japan, Switzerland, Australia, Canada, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) .....III-5
1$200
   Table 44: Platinum Group Metals Market in the US (2003 & 2004): Imports in Kilograms by Metal Type – Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium and Iridium.....III-6

Table 45: Platinum Group Metals Market in the US (2003 & 2004): Imports in Kilograms by Metal Type – Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium and Iridium.....III-6

Table 46: Platinum Market in the US (2001-2004): Exports in Kilograms (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) .....III-6
1$200
   Table 47: Platinum Market in the US (2004): Exports in Kilograms by Country – Japan, United Kingdom, Germany, Canada, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Switzerland, Chile, Australia, Brazil, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) .....III-7

Table 48: Platinum Market in the US (2004): Exports in US$ ‘000 by Country – Japan, United Kingdom, Germany, Canada, Switzerland, Australia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Brazil, Mexico, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) .....III-7
1$200
   Table 49: Platinum Group Metals Market in the US (2003 & 2004): Exports by Metal Type – Palladium, Platinum, Rhodium and Others..III-8
Product Introduction......III-8
Strategic Corporate Developments...III-8
1$200
   Key Players.....III-9
Primary Producers.....III-9
Inco Ltd. (Canada).....III-9
1$75
   Stillwater Mining Company (USA).....III-10
Primary End-User.....III-10
Engelhard Corp. (USA).....III-10
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-11
Table 50: North American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Platinum by End-Use Application – Autocatalyst (net), Jewellery, Electrical, Chemical, Glass, Petroleum and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Ounces for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-11

Table 51: North American Historic Review for Platinum by End-Use Application – Autocatalyst (net), Jewellery, Electrical, Chemical, Glass, Petroleum and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Ounces for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-11
1$200
   Table 52: North American 20-Year Perspective for Platinum by End-Use Application – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Autocatalyst (net), Jewellery, Electrical, Chemical, Glass, Petroleum and Others for Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-12
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-13
Current and Future Analysis.....III-13
Historic Review.....III-13
Platinum Jewellery – On Verge of Reviving .....III-13
Platinum and Autocatalysts Going Hand-in-Hand .....III-13
Platinum Spending Decreases in Other Applications.....III-13
1$75
   Table 53: Japanese Palladium Market (2003 & 2004): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Application Area – Autocatalyst, Dental, Electrical/Electronics, Jewellery, Chemical, and Others.....III-14
Key Player.....III-14
Primary End-User .....III-14
Kuwayama Corp......III-14
1$200
   B. Market Analytics.....III-15
Table 54: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Platinum by End-Use Application – Autocatalyst (net), Jewellery, Electrical, Chemical, Glass, Petroleum and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Ounces for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-15

Table 55: Japanese Historic Review for Platinum by End-Use Application – Autocatalyst (net), Jewellery, Electrical, Chemical, Glass, Petroleum and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Ounces for Years 1991 through 2000 includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-15
1$200
   Table 56: Japanese 20-Year Perspective for Platinum by End-Use Application – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Autocatalyst (net), Jewellery, Electrical, Chemical, Glass, Petroleum and Others for Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-16
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-17
Current and Future Analysis.....III-17
Historic Review.....III-17
Market Trends.....III-17
Stringent Emission Regulations Driving Growth.....III-17
Autocatalysts in the Driver’s Seat.....III-17
1$75
   Platinum Jewellery Sparkles in Europe .....III-18
Market Statistics.....III-18
Table 57: Leading Platinum Group Metal Refiners in Europe (2004): Percentage Breakdown of Catalytic Converter Sales for Johnson Matthey, Engelhard Corporation, Degussa, Heraeus, and Others.....III-18
1$200
   Table 58: Platinum Group Metals Market in Europe (2003 & 2005): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by Metal Type – Platinum, Palladium, Rhodium, Ruthenium, and Iridium.....III-19

Table 59: Platinum Group Metals Market in Europe (2003 & 2005): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Consumption by End-Use Segment – Transportation, Industrial, Domestic, Medical, and Others.....III-19
1$200
   Table 60: Rhodium Market in Europe (2004): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by End-Use Segment – Autocatalyst/Catalytic Converter, Glass, Chemical, Electrical, and Others.....III-20

Table 61: Ruthenium Market in Europe (2004): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by End-Use Segment – Electrical, Process Catalysts, Electrochemical, and Others.....III-20

Table 62: Iridium Market in Europe (2004): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales by End-Use Segment – Electrochemical, Process Catalysts, and Others.....III-20
Focus on Select Countries.....III-20
Germany.....III-20
The United Kingdom.....III-20
1$200
   Italy.....III-21
Russia.....III-21
Table 63: Leading Companies in the Russian Platinum Market (2003): Mine Production in '000 Ounces - Norilsk, Amur Artel, KGD, and Urals (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-21
History of Platinum Mining in Russia .....III-21
1$200
   Russian Exports .....III-22
Norilsk Nickel: A Gem in the Russian Platinum Industry .....III-22
Table 64: Norilsk Nickel Mine Proportionate Ratio of Platinum Group Metals (PGMs) in Ores by Element – Platinum, Palladium and Other PGMs (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-22
1$200
   The Norilsk Nickel Group.....III-23
Technological Development.....III-23
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-23
2$150
   Key Players.....III-25
Primary Producers.....III-25
Lonmin Plc (UK).....III-25
MMC Norilsk Nickel Group (Russia).....III-25
1$75
   Umicore Group (Belgium).....III-26
Primary End-User.....III-26
Johnson Matthey Plc (UK).....III-26
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-27
Table 65: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Platinum by End-Use Application – Autocatalyst (net), Jewellery, Electrical, Chemical, Glass, Petroleum and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Ounces for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-27

Table 66: European Historic Review for Platinum by End-Use Application – Autocatalyst (net), Jewellery, Electrical, Chemical, Glass, Petroleum and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Ounces for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-27
1$200
   Table 67: European 20-Year Perspective for Platinum by End-Use Application – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Autocatalyst (net), Jewellery, Electrical, Chemical, Glass, Petroleum and Others for Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-28
1$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-29
Current and Future Analysis.....III-29
Historic Review.....III-29
Industry Overview.....III-29
Market Trends.....III-29
Increasing Consumer Preference for Platinum Jewellery in China..III-29
Auto Catalysts to Drive Demand for Platinum and Palladium..III-29
1$75
   Palladium: A Substitute for Platinum in China.....III-30
Autocatalysts Market Growing with New Emission Standards.....III-30
Industrial Demand for Platinum Reaching New Heights.....III-30
Bridal Jewellery Drives Growth for Indian Platinum Market.....III-30
Focus on Select Countries....III-30
Australia.....III-30
China.....III-30
1$75
   Table 68: Platinum Market in China (2005): Percentage Breakdown of by End-Use Applications – Jewellery and Others.....III-31
Ecuador.....III-31
South Africa – A Primary Producer of Platinum.....III-31
1$200
   Table 69: Platinum Recovered from South African Reefs (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-32
Industry Structure and Production Overview .....III-32
1$200
   South Africa’ Mining Policy .....III-33
Precious Metals Amendment Bill .....III-33
Mines in South Africa.....III-33
Leplats.....III-33
1$75
   NewPlats.....III-34
Northam.....III-34
PP Rust.....III-34
Rusplats.....III-34
Leading Platinum Producing Companies in South Africa.....III-34
Zimbabwe.....III-34
1$75
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-352$150
   Key Players.....III-37
Primary Producers.....III-37
Anglo Platinum Limited (South Africa) .....III-37
1$75
   Lebowa Platinum Mines Ltd. (South Africa).....III-38
Potgietersrust Platinums Ltd. (South Africa).....III-38
BHP Billiton (Australia).....III-38
Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd. (South Africa).....III-38
1$75
   Northam Platinum Ltd. (South Africa).....III-39
Primary End-User.....III-39
Sentrachem Ltd. (South Africa).....III-39
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-40
Table 70: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Platinum by End-Use Application – Autocatalyst (net), Jewellery, Electrical, Chemical, Glass, Petroleum and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Ounces for Years 2001 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-40

Table 71: Rest of World Historic Review for Platinum by End-Use Application – Autocatalyst (net), Jewellery, Electrical, Chemical, Glass, Petroleum and Others Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Ounces for Years 1991 through 2000 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-40
1$200
   Table 72: Rest of World 20-Year Perspective for Platinum by End-Use Application – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Autocatalyst (net), Jewellery, Electrical, Chemical, Glass, Petroleum and Others for Years 1991, 1995, 2005 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) .....III-411$200
    
 
 


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