Which Country Produces the Most Magnesite?

Magnesite Production (kt), 2015
Metals & Mining | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 24 countries in 2015, China ranked the highest in magnesite production with 33,000 kt followed by Turkey and Russia. On the other end of the scale was Nepal with 0.060 kt, Colombia with 1.75 kt and Pakistan with 4.58 kt.

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

Magnesite Production Unit 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Australia kt 366 301 671 614 522
Austria kt 545 757 868 779 714
Brazil kt 410 484 1,104 1,708 1,084
Canada kt 140 150 150 150 150
China kt 13,000 28,410 33,010 28,000 30,000
Dem. People's Republic of Korea kt 150 150 254 250 250
Greece kt 381 396 394 350 315
India kt 301 236 224 224 197
Iran kt 131 127 173 143 109
Netherlands kt 183 236 275 291 250
Russia kt 2,600 2,600 2,600 2,600 2,600
Saudi Arabia kt ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 159 254 235
Slovakia kt 478 650 752 618 584
Spain kt 390 463 578 650 836
Turkey kt 861 2,317 2,588 2,476 2,597