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This is a list of countries by zinc production in 2006 based on United States Geological Survey numbers. [1]

Rank Country/Region Zinc production (tonnes)
World World 10,000,000
1 People's Republic of China People's Republic of China 2,600,000[2]
2 Australia Australia 1,380,000
3 Peru Peru 1,201,794
4 United States United States 727,000
5 Canada Canada 710,000
6 Mexico Mexico 480,000[2]
7  Ireland 425,700
8 India India 420,800
9 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 400,000[2]
10 Sweden Sweden 192,400
11 Russia Russia 190,000 [2]
12 Brazil Brazil 176,000[2]
13 Bolivia Bolivia 175,000[2]
14 Iran Iran 166,000[3]
15 Poland Poland 135,600
16 Morocco Morocco 73,000[2]
17 Namibia Namibia 68,000[2][4]
18 North Korea North Korea 67,000[2]
19 Turkey Turkey 50,000[2]
20 Vietnam Vietnam 48,000[2]
21 Thailand Thailand 45,000[2]
22 Honduras Honduras 37,646
23 Finland Finland 35,700
24 South Africa South Africa 34,444
25 Chile Chile 31,725
26 Argentina Argentina 30,300[2]
27 Bulgaria Bulgaria 17,300[2]
28 Romania Romania 9,600[2]
29 Japan Japan 7,169
30 Algeria Algeria 5,000[2]
31 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 1,500[2]
32 Georgia (country) Georgia 400[2]
33 Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina 300[2]
34 Myanmar Myanmar 100[2]

References

  1. ^ Minerals Yearbook 2006
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t estimate
  3. ^ http://www.bgs.ac.uk/mineralsuk/commodity/world/home.html
  4. ^ does not include ores sent to solvent extraction-electrowinning plant
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