Business risks facing mining and metals 2015–2016

EY’s Business risks in mining and metals 2015–2016 report is based on EY discussions with leading global mining and metals companies, and analysis of the operating environment for companies in the sector. It is EY’s eighth annual report analyzing and ranking the top strategic business risks for companies in the sector. Underlying business risks for mining and metals companies do not vary significantly from year to year, but the acuteness of the issues and their priority can change. While the report does not provide an exhaustive list of the risks facing companies in the sector, it does provide a snapshot of the most significant challenges during 2015-2016. Mining and metals companies that
best understand the risk scenarios and potential impacts on their business are better positioned to manage these risks and seize strategic opportunities.