Molybdenum Market in the Netherlands
In value terms, molybdenum production expanded slightly to $ in estimated in export price. In general, production continues to indicate a pronounced shrinkage. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 with an increase of %. Molybdenum production peaked at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to , production remained at a lower figure.
The value of the molybdenum market in the Netherlands fell significantly to $ in , with a decrease of -% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Overall, consumption recorded a deep reduction. Molybdenum consumption peaked at $ in 2007; however, from 2008 to , consumption remained at a lower figure.