Which Country Produces the Most Tungsten?

Tungsten (Mine) Production (tonnes), 2015
Metals & Mining | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 20 countries in 2015, China ranked the highest in tungsten (mine) production with 65,000 tonnes followed by Vietnam and Russia. On the other end of the scale was Burundi with 12.0 tonnes, Australia with 25.0 tonnes and Uganda with 28.0 tonnes.

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

Tungsten (Mine) 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 887 975 861 706 851
Bolivia tonnes 1,023 1,203 859 953 957
Brazil tonnes ... 192 166 244 381 494
Canada tonnes ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2,501 364 2,368 2,505 2,762
China tonnes 49,432 51,287 61,802 62,009 64,895
Dem. People's Republic of Korea tonnes 200 110 110 100 60.0
Kyrgyzstan tonnes 100 100 100 100 100
Peru tonnes ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 634 716 546 365 35.0
Portugal tonnes 823 799 818 763 692
Russia tonnes 5,696 5,588 3,380 3,451 2,982
Rwanda tonnes 690 630 726 1,388 1,344
Spain tonnes ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 284 303 337 393 487
United Kingdom tonnes ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Uzbekistan tonnes 300 300 300 300 300
Vietnam tonnes ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...