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Zinc production in metric tons, 2020:

The average for 2020 based on 49 countries was 245510 metric tons. The highest value was in China: 4058000 metric tons and the lowest value was in South Korea: 4000 metric tons. The indicator is available from 2003 to 2020. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: metric tons; Source: USGS
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Countries Zinc production, 2020 Global rank Available data
China 4058000 1 2003 - 2020
Peru 1329000 2 2003 - 2020
Australia 1312000 3 2003 - 2020
USA 723000 4 2003 - 2020
India 720000 5 2003 - 2020
Mexico 638000 6 2003 - 2020
Bolivia 360000 7 2003 - 2020
Russia 280000 8 2003 - 2020
Sweden 232000 9 2003 - 2020
Kazakhstan 222000 10 2003 - 2020
Canada 211000 11 2003 - 2020
Brazil 173000 12 2003 - 2020
South Africa 161000 13 2003 - 2020
Portugal 160000 14 2006 - 2020
Iran 140000 15 2003 - 2020
Turkey 130000 16 2003 - 2020
Ireland 127000 17 2003 - 2020
Eritrea 122000 18 2016 - 2020
Spain 90000 19 2003 - 2020
Burkina Faso 80000 20 2013 - 2020
Namibia 62000 21 2003 - 2020
Cuba 60000 22 2017 - 2020
Finland 58000 23 2003 - 2020
Morocco 50000 24 2003 - 2020
Tajikistan 48000 25 2011 - 2020
Poland 40000 26 2003 - 2020
Mongolia 38000 27 2005 - 2020
Pakistan 35000 28 2009 - 2020
North Macedonia 32000 29 2003 - 2020
Honduras 30000 30 2003 - 2020
Uzbekistan 30000 31 2011 - 2020
Chile 29000 32 2003 - 2020
Saudi Arabia 27000 33 2003 - 2020
Greece 26000 34 2003 - 2020
Burma 20000 35 2003 - 2020
Indonesia 20000 36 2019 - 2020
Montenegro 20000 37 2013 - 2020
Nigeria 20000 38 2008 - 2020
North Korea 20000 39 2003 - 2020
Argentina 15000 40 2003 - 2020
Bulgaria 15000 41 2003 - 2020
DR Congo 15000 42 2003 - 2020
Bosnia & Herz. 12000 43 2003 - 2020
Vietnam 12000 44 2003 - 2020
Armenia 8000 45 2003 - 2020
Serbia 6000 46 2003 - 2020
Domin. Rep. 5000 47 2015 - 2020
R. of Congo 5000 48 2017 - 2020
South Korea 4000 49 2004 - 2020



Definition: Zinc production in metric tons.
4058000
1329000
1312000
723000
720000
638000
360000
280000
232000
222000
211000
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161000
160000
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127000
122000
90000
80000
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60000
58000
50000
48000
40000
38000
35000
32000
30000
30000
29000
27000
26000
20000
20000
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20000
20000
15000
15000
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12000
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8000
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4000
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1014500
2029000
3043500
4058000
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