Distribution of rare earth element production worldwide in 2018, by select country*
Share of global rare earth element production by country 2018
This statistic outlines the distribution of rare earth element (REE) production worldwide in 2018, by country. In that year, China was by far the world's largest producer of REEs, producing a 70.6 percent share.
Distribution of rare earth element production worldwide in 2018, by select country*
Share of production
China70.6%
Australia11.8%
United States8.8%
Myanmar2.9%
Russia1.5%
Other countries4.4%
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Sources

Release date

November 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

* Data is preliminary.

Share of global rare earth element production by country 2018
This statistic outlines the distribution of rare earth element (REE) production worldwide in 2018, by country. In that year, China was by far the world's largest producer of REEs, producing a 70.6 percent share.
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