Production of chromium ores and concentrates reached 4.50 kt in 2015 in Afghanistan, according to the National Statistical Office. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, production of chromium ores and concentrates in Afghanistan reached an all time high of 7.27 kt in 2006 and an all time low of 4.32 kt in 1999. When compared to Afghanistan's main peers, production of chromium ores and concentrates in Iran amounted to 350 kt and 330 kt in Pakistan in 2015.
Afghanistan has been ranked 17th within the group of 17 countries we follow in terms of production of chromium ores and concentrates, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.