Phosphate rock production reached 142,039 kt in 2015 in China, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 17.9 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, phosphate rock production in China reached an all time high of 142,039 kt in 2015 and an all time low of 1,700 kt in 1970. When compared to China's main peers, phosphate rock production in India amounted to 1,474 kt, 10,700 kt in Russia and 27,600 kt in USA in 2015.
China has been ranked 1st within the group of 39 countries we follow in terms of phosphate rock production, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.