Which Country Produces the Most Borates?

Borates Production (kt), 2015
Metals & Mining | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 10 countries in 2015, Turkey ranked the highest in borates production with 2,181 kt followed by USA and Argentina. On the other end of the scale was Iran with 1.30 kt, Kazakhstan with 30.0 kt and China with 160 kt.

Data for more countries are available at Borates Production indicator page.

Borates Production Unit 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Argentina kt 506 623 649 660 670
Bolivia kt 93.8 110 139 143 157
Chile kt 608 504 489 444 581
China kt ... 190 200 150 160 160
Iran kt 0.388 0.500 1.04 2.50 2.33
Kazakhstan kt 30.0 30.0 30.0 30.0 30.0
Peru kt ... 187 293 ... 104 224
Russia kt 400 400 400 400 250
Turkey kt 1,687 2,504 2,730 1,815 1,748
USA kt 1,200 1,200 1,250 1,300 1,300