Leading copper producers worldwide by production output 2017

This statistic displays the leading copper miners worldwide in 2017, based on output. In 2017, the Chile-based mining company Antofagasta plc produced approximately 640,000 metric tons of primary copper.

Leading copper miners worldwide in 2017, by production output

Production in thousand metric tons
Codelco1,842
Freeport-McMoRan*1,696
BHP Billiton1,326
Glencore1,309
Southern Copper913.07
KGHM 656
Antofagasta638.93
First Quantum520.69
Rio Tinto478
Vale438.5
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Source

Release date

2018

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2017

Supplementary notes

* 2016 value.
The figures only include companies' mine production.

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