Cobalt (mine) production reached 2,997 tonnes in 2015 in Zambia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 30.6 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, cobalt (mine) production in Zambia reached an all time high of 6,620 tonnes in 2003 and an all time low of 1,535 tonnes in 2009. When compared to Zambia's main peers, cobalt (mine) production in Zimbabwe amounted to 380 tonnes and 83,529 tonnes in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2015.
Zambia has been ranked 9th within the group of 18 countries we follow in terms of cobalt (mine) production, 6 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.