Production of selected commodities by leading mining companies 2013

This statistic shows the total production of some of the world's most profitable commodities by the top 40 mining companies in 2012 and 2013. The world's top 40 mining companies produced some 10 million ounces of platinum that year.

Total production of selected commodities by the top 40 mining companies in 2013*

20122013
Thermal coal (metric tons)1,223-
Iron ore (metric tons)783825
Metallurgical coal (metric tons)128-
Bauxite (metric tons)45-
Potash (metric tons)2430
Copper (metric tons)1112
Zinc (metric tons)2-
Nickel (metric tons)1-
Gold (ounces)3525
Platinum (ounces)10-
Total coal (metric tons)-1,470
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Source

Release date

2014

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2013

Supplementary notes

* The 40 top companies represent the vast majority of the industry and serve as a proxy for the industry as a whole.
In 2013, PwC did not publish data for all commodities listed in 2012.

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