Distribution of refined copper production worldwide in 2018, by country*
Distribution of refined copper production worldwide by country 2018
This statistic displays the distribution of refined copper production worldwide in 2018, by country. In that year, China was the world's largest refined producer of copper, having produced a 36 percent share of the global refined copper production.
Distribution of refined copper production worldwide in 2018, by country*
Share of production
China 36%
Chile10.4%
Japan6.7%
United States 4.6%
Russia 4.2%
D.R. Congo4.2%
South Korea2.8%
Germany2.8%
India2.4%
Poland2.1%
Spain1.8%
Kazakhstan1.8%
Mexico1.7%
Belgium1.6%
Australia1.6%
Zambia1.5%
Peru1.5%
Canada1.3%
Other countries11%
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Sources

Release date

November 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

* Preliminary figures.

Distribution of refined copper production worldwide by country 2018
This statistic displays the distribution of refined copper production worldwide in 2018, by country. In that year, China was the world's largest refined producer of copper, having produced a 36 percent share of the global refined copper production.
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Statistics on "Base metals"
  • Aluminum & alumina
  • Copper
  • Zinc & lead
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