Which Country Produces the Most Primary Magnesium?

Magnesium (Primary) Production (kt), 2015 or latest
Metals & Mining | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 11 countries in 2015, China ranked the highest in magnesium (primary) production with 852 kt followed by Oman and USA. On the other end of the scale was India with 0.200 kt, Malaysia with 1.60 kt and Ukraine with 2.00 kt.

Data for more countries are available at Magnesium (Primary) Production indicator page.

Magnesium (Primary) Production Unit 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Brazil kt 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00
China kt 526 651 675 698 770
India kt 0.200 0.200 0.200 0.200 0.200
Israel kt ... 19.4 23.3 26.3 27.3 27.4
Kazakhstan kt 21.0 21.0 21.4 22.0 13.0
Malaysia kt ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.200 0.200 0.500
Oman kt ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 41.3 37.5 49.0 ... ...
Russia kt 12.1 15.5 13.5 13.8 14.0
South Korea kt ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2.50 7.50
USA kt 40.0 40.0 40.0 40.0 40.0
Ukraine kt ... ... ... ... ... ... 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.00