Which Country Produces the Most Talc?

Talc Production (kt), 2015
Metals & Mining | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 35 countries in 2015, China ranked the highest in talc production with 2,200 kt followed by India and Mexico. On the other end of the scale was Colombia with 0.100 kt, Taiwan with 0.162 kt and Uruguay with 0.590 kt.

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

Talc Production Unit 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Austria kt 111 138 132 135 135
Brazil kt 443 412 444 460 593
Canada kt 44.0 100 147 154 175
China kt 2,300 2,000 2,000 2,100 2,200
Finland kt 375 419 429 396 362
France kt 400 400 400 350 350
India kt 1,117 1,143 1,254 1,220 1,113
Italy kt 110 140 140 140 162
Japan kt 365 364 374 365 365
Mexico kt 33.4 0.870 51.2 463 847
Pakistan kt 13.9 54.0 47.6 55.5 93.2
Russia kt 150 150 150 150 150
South Korea kt 623 680 526 505 528
Turkey kt ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 147 194 125 99.8 103
USA kt 511 604 616 515 542