Bentonite production reached 3,500 kt in 2015 in China, according to the National Statistical Office. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, bentonite production in China reached an all time high of 3,600 kt in 2013 and an all time low of 0.101 kt in 2004. When compared to China's main peers, bentonite production in India amounted to 1,472 kt, 420 kt in Japan, 460 kt in Russia and 6,290 kt in USA in 2015.
China has been ranked 2nd within the group of 54 countries we follow in terms of bentonite production.