Glencore - statistics & facts

Glencore plc is the world’s largest company involved in the mining industry and in commodity trading. In 2013, the company completed a large merger with Xstrata plc. Glencore is headquartered in Switzerland. As of 2020, Glencore was by far the leading global mining company based on revenue. However, a large part of Glencore's revenue is not earned purely through mining, but by trading commodities. Interestingly, Glencore is ranked only in fourth place among mining companies when ranked by market capitalization.

Financial overview of Glencore

In 2020, Glencore's revenue amounted to 142.34 billion U.S. dollars in total. In 2012, Glencore had a record revenue of 236 billion U.S. dollars. Compared to the company's revenue in 2009, this was an increase of over 200 percent. The company generates most of its revenue in the energy products segment, which accounted for 78.49 billion U.S. dollars of the company's revenue in 2020. Metals and minerals made up 66.29 billion U.S. dollars, while the 'corporate and other' segment accounted for the rest of the company's revenue. From a regional view, Glencore earns more than one third of its revenue in Asia.

Glencore's mineral products

Vast amounts of commodities are turned over by Glencore. Nearly 70 million metric tons of coal (thermal coal mainly) and some 1.53 billion barrels of crude oil and oil products were sold in 2020. Through the merger with Xstrata, Glencore significantly strengthened its mining and metals segment. Thus, the amount of gold sold increased from 746,000 ounces in 2012 to up to two million ounces in 2020.

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Glencore - statistics & facts

Glencore plc is the world’s largest company involved in the mining industry and in commodity trading. In 2013, the company completed a large merger with Xstrata plc. Glencore is headquartered in Switzerland. As of 2020, Glencore was by far the leading global mining company based on revenue. However, a large part of Glencore's revenue is not earned purely through mining, but by trading commodities. Interestingly, Glencore is ranked only in fourth place among mining companies when ranked by market capitalization.

Financial overview of Glencore

In 2020, Glencore's revenue amounted to 142.34 billion U.S. dollars in total. In 2012, Glencore had a record revenue of 236 billion U.S. dollars. Compared to the company's revenue in 2009, this was an increase of over 200 percent. The company generates most of its revenue in the energy products segment, which accounted for 78.49 billion U.S. dollars of the company's revenue in 2020. Metals and minerals made up 66.29 billion U.S. dollars, while the 'corporate and other' segment accounted for the rest of the company's revenue. From a regional view, Glencore earns more than one third of its revenue in Asia.

Glencore's mineral products

Vast amounts of commodities are turned over by Glencore. Nearly 70 million metric tons of coal (thermal coal mainly) and some 1.53 billion barrels of crude oil and oil products were sold in 2020. Through the merger with Xstrata, Glencore significantly strengthened its mining and metals segment. Thus, the amount of gold sold increased from 746,000 ounces in 2012 to up to two million ounces in 2020.

Interesting statistics

In the following 5 chapters, you will quickly find the {amountStatistics} most important statistics relating to "Glencore".

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