Copper (smelter) production reached 44.5 kt in 2015 in Namibia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 27.0 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, copper (smelter) production in Namibia reached an all time high of 54.2 kt in 1983 and an all time low of 8.74 kt in 1998. When compared to Namibia's main peers, copper (smelter) production in South Africa amounted to 60.9 kt and 5.00 kt in Zimbabwe in 2015.
Namibia has been ranked 27th within the group of 35 countries we follow in terms of copper (smelter) production, 3 places above the position seen 10 years ago.