Zinc industry worldwide

Statistics report on the global zinc industry

Zinc industry worldwide

This report provides the salient global facts and figures on the base metal zinc. Zinc is indispensable for some major industries, especially the metals and electronics sector. Especially well known is zinc's effectiveness in protecting steel against corrosion by galvanizing. This report provides an overview of zinc's production, the leading producing countries and companies, trade, consumption, and prices.

Table of contents


  • Premium Statistic Global reserves of zinc 2010-2023
  • Premium Statistic Global zinc reserves 2023, by country
  • Premium Statistic Distribution of global zinc reserves by country 2022
  • Premium Statistic Global mine production of zinc 2005-2023
  • Basic Statistic Distribution of global zinc production by country 2022
  • Premium Statistic Leading global zinc mines 2022, based on production
  • Premium Statistic Zinc metal production volume worldwide 2005-2023


  • Premium Statistic Leading global zinc exporting countries 2022, based on value
  • Basic Statistic Share of global zinc exports in 2022, by country
  • Premium Statistic Global leading zinc importing countries 2022, based on value


  • Premium Statistic Global zinc production 2023, by leading country
  • Basic Statistic China's zinc production volume 2010-2023
  • Premium Statistic Zinc mine production in Peru 2010-2022
  • Premium Statistic Zinc mine production in India 2020-2022
  • Basic Statistic Zinc mine production in the U.S. 2016-2023
  • Premium Statistic Production volume of zinc globally 2022, by political stability of producers


  • Premium Statistic Selected zinc mining companies market capitalization 2024
  • Premium Statistic Zinc production of selected leading zinc miners 2022
  • Premium Statistic Glencore's sales of metal and mineral products 2015-2023
  • Premium Statistic Teck Resources zinc production 2013-2023


  • Premium Statistic Global refined zinc production and consumption 2012-2023
  • Premium Statistic Global zinc consumption 2005-2023
  • Basic Statistic Global share of zinc end use 2022, by category
  • Premium Statistic Global zinc demand forecast, by energy type 2020-2030


  • Premium Statistic Zinc price per pound at the London Metal Exchange 2010-2023
  • Basic Statistic Average prices for zinc worldwide from 2014 to 2025
  • Premium Statistic Monthly prices for zinc worldwide from January 2014 to January 2024
  • Basic Statistic Zinc price in North America 2010-2023
  • Premium Statistic Rate of return on zinc investments worldwide 2011-2023

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