Phosphate rock production reached 3,427 kt in 2015 in Israel, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 23.3 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, phosphate rock production in Israel reached an all time high of 4,110 kt in 2000 and an all time low of 633 kt in 1973. When compared to Israel's main peers, phosphate rock production in Egypt amounted to 5,500 kt, 8,336 kt in Jordan and 750 kt in Syria in 2015.
Israel has been ranked 10th within the group of 39 countries we follow in terms of phosphate rock production, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.