WELLESLEY, Mass., Aug. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Due to an increase in global demand for silverware and jewelry, along with a rapid increase in disposable income, the global market for silver ore mining is experiencing positive growth, according to a new report from BCC Research.

In 2018, the global market for silver ore mining was worth $7.6 billion. BCC Research estimates that it will reach a value of $8.4 billion by 2023, indicating a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.0%, according to the report . 

China is the largest market in terms of value in the silver ore mining market. The U.K. and China are forecast to have the fastest growth, growing at a CAGR of 6.6% and 5.2%, respectively.

Research Highlights

“Silver is extensively used in manufacture of electrical and electronics products such as multi-layer ceramic capacitors and solar panels, thick-film pastes, membrane switches, glass manufacturing and in conductive adhesives,” the report notes. “Other applications include use in photography and medicine. The sales of silver to companies manufacturing silver-based electrical and electronics products are included in this segment.”

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