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Cobalt production in metric tons, 2019:

The average for 2019 based on 20 countries was 7216 metric tons. The highest value was in Democratic Republic of the Congo: 100000 metric tons and the lowest value was in Brazil: 30 metric tons. The indicator is available from 1998 to 2019. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: metric tons; Source: USGS
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Countries Cobalt production, 2019 Global rank Available data
DR Congo 100000 1 1998 - 2019
Russia 6300 2 1998 - 2019
Australia 5742 3 1998 - 2019
Philippines 5100 4 2003 - 2019
Cuba 3800 5 1998 - 2019
Madagascar 3400 6 2010 - 2019
Canada 3336 7 1998 - 2019
Papua N.G. 2911 8 2012 - 2019
China 2500 9 1998 - 2019
Morocco 2300 10 1998 - 2019
South Africa 2100 11 1998 - 2019
N. Caledonia 1700 12 1998 - 2019
Finland 1454 13 2003 - 2019
Indonesia 1100 14 2008 - 2019
Mexico 1100 15 2016 - 2019
USA 500 16 2014 - 2019
Zambia 420 17 1998 - 2019
Zimbabwe 400 18 1998 - 2019
Turkey 120 19 2016 - 2019
Brazil 30 20 1998 - 2019



Definition: Cobalt production in metric tons.

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