Global mineral commodity production share by select country 2018

This statistic displays the production shares of key mineral commodities worldwide in 2018, by select country. In that year, China, one of the world's leading mining countries based on production volume, produced a 46 percent share of the total global coal production, as well as a 14 percent share of the global iron ore production.

Production share of key mineral commodities worldwide in 2018, by select country

CommodityArgentinaAustraliaBrazilCanadaChileChinaCongoIndiaIndonesiaPeruPhilippinesRussiaSouth AfricaUnited StatesZimbabwe
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Release date

June 2019



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Supplementary notes

*The statistics are based on the aggregated data of the top 40 mining companies worldwide by market capitalization for the respective years. These companies dominate much of the world market, so they can be considered as representing the industry as a whole.

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