Copper (smelter) production reached 302 kt in 2015 in Bulgaria, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.11 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, copper (smelter) production in Bulgaria reached an all time high of 305 kt in 2014 and an all time low of 27.8 kt in 1991. When compared to Bulgaria's main peers, copper (smelter) production in Serbia amounted to 54.0 kt and 35.0 kt in Turkey in 2015.
Bulgaria has been ranked 14th within the group of 35 countries we follow in terms of copper (smelter) production, 4 places above the position seen 10 years ago.