Which Country Produces the Most Cadmium?

Cadmium Production (tonnes), 2015 or latest
Metals & Mining | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 20 countries in 2015, China ranked the highest in cadmium production with 8,200 tonnes followed by South Korea and Japan. On the other end of the scale was Argentina with 39.0 tonnes, Armenia with 40.0 tonnes and India with 69.0 tonnes.

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

Cadmium Production Unit 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Australia tonnes 370 350 390 380 380
Bulgaria tonnes 413 389 428 360 411
Canada tonnes 1,299 1,357 1,240 1,286 1,313
China tonnes 7,053 7,363 6,672 7,265 7,496
Germany tonnes 400 400 400 400 400
Japan tonnes 1,824 2,053 1,755 1,856 1,821
Kazakhstan tonnes 1,270 1,407 1,278 1,166 1,335
Mexico tonnes 1,510 1,464 1,485 1,482 1,451
Netherlands tonnes 490 560 570 560 610
Norway tonnes 249 300 309 310 310
Peru tonnes 289 357 572 684 695
Poland tonnes 534 451 526 370 460
Russia tonnes 944 1,064 1,100 1,000 900
South Korea tonnes 2,500 4,166 3,005 3,904 3,904
USA tonnes 633 637 600 600 600