Which Country Produces the Most Mine Zinc?

Zinc (Mine) Production (kt), 2015 or latest
Metals & Mining | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 50 countries in 2015, China ranked the highest in zinc (mine) production with 4,750 kt followed by Australia and Peru. On the other end of the scale was Slovakia with 0.200 kt, Laos with 2.00 kt and South Korea with 2.07 kt.

Data for more countries are available at Zinc (Mine) Production indicator page.

Zinc (Mine) 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 1,234 1,480 1,515 1,541 1,525
Bolivia kt 431 411 427 390 407
Brazil kt 173 211 198 164 152
Canada kt 699 649 623 641 427
China kt 3,324 3,842 4,050 4,859 5,188
India kt 678 730 727 760 770
Iran kt 115 128 138 138 130
Ireland kt 386 343 344 338 327
Kazakhstan kt 458 454 429 425 417
Mexico kt 490 570 632 660 643
Peru kt 1,513 1,470 1,256 1,281 1,351
Russia kt 214 214 197 189 193
Sweden kt 193 199 194 188 177
Turkey kt 136 196 158 196 195
USA kt 736 748 769 738 784