Which Country Produces the Most Graphite?

Graphite Production (tonnes), 2015
Metals & Mining | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 17 countries in 2015, China ranked the highest in graphite production with 1,800,000 tonnes followed by India and Brazil. On the other end of the scale was Sweden with 113 tonnes, Germany with 398 tonnes and Pakistan with 2,864 tonnes.

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

Graphite Production Unit 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Austria tonnes ... ... ... ... ... ... 750 420 27,450 18,840 17,190
Brazil tonnes 59,425 92,364 105,188 88,110 91,908
Canada tonnes 7,000 20,000 20,000 20,000 20,000
China tonnes 1,800,000 1,800,000 1,800,000 1,800,000 1,800,000
Dem. People's Republic of Korea tonnes 30,000 10,000 10,000 10,000 10,000
India tonnes 124,625 115,697 153,339 134,735 146,390
Madagascar tonnes 3,400 3,654 3,951 3,500 6,100
Mexico tonnes 5,105 6,628 7,348 7,520 7,024
Norway tonnes 4,562 6,270 7,789 6,992 6,207
Pakistan tonnes ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 700 950 1,268 912 6,188
Russia tonnes ... 14,000 14,000 14,000 14,000 14,000
Sri Lanka tonnes 3,171 3,437 3,357 4,173 3,143
Turkey tonnes ... ... ... ... ... 2,400 ... 5,250 31,500 28,740
Ukraine tonnes 4,300 2,800 600 4,600 6,900
Zimbabwe tonnes 2,463 741 7,252 7,022 6,934