Which Country Produces the Most Chromium Ore?

Production of Chromium Ores and Concentrates (kt), 2015 or latest
Metals & Mining | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 20 countries in 2015, South Africa ranked the highest in production of chromium ores and concentrates with 15,684 kt followed by Turkey and Kazakhstan. On the other end of the scale was Afghanistan with 4.50 kt, Kosovo with 12.7 kt and Philippines with 15.5 kt.

Data for more countries are available at Production of Chromium Ores and Concentrates indicator page.

Production of Chromium Ores and Concentrates Unit 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Albania kt 289 334 331 366 530
Australia kt ... 182 181 324 452 355 ... ...
Brazil kt 365 520 543 473 486
China kt 220 220 200 200 200
Finland kt 247 598 693 425 982
India kt 3,426 4,326 2,923 2,834 2,878
Iran kt 275 350 440 412 344
Kazakhstan kt 4,678 5,092 5,059 5,233 5,255
Madagascar kt ... 132 135 66.7 112 110
Oman kt 636 865 617 555 788
Pakistan kt 300 540 450 500 490
Russia kt 347 699 662 552 360
South Africa kt 6,865 10,871 10,721 11,310 13,645
Turkey kt 1,770 2,461 2,282 3,295 4,141
Zimbabwe kt 194 517 599 408 355