List of countries by copper production

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World copper output in 2012.
Production trends in the top five copper-producing nations

This is list of countries by mined copper production is mostly based on British Geological Survey data for 2012. Some 2013 updates are provided for the top 14 producers based on USGS[1]

Copper concentrates are commonly exported to other countries to be smelted. A nation's smelter production of copper can differ greatly from its mined production. See: List of countries by copper smelter production.

Rank Country/Region 2012 Copper production (tonnes) 2013 Copper production (tonnes)
 World 16,800,000 17,900,000
1 Chile Chile 5,433,900 5,700,000
2 China China 1,642,300 1,650,000
3 Peru Peru 1,298,564 1,300,000
4 United States United States 1,170,000 1,220,000
5 Australia Australia 914,000 990,000
6 Russia Russia 720,000 930,000
7 Zambia Zambia 629,020 830,000
8 Democratic Republic of the Congo DR Congo 608,400 900,000
9 Canada Canada 578,586 630,000
10 Mexico Mexico 500,275 480,000
11 Poland Poland 427,064 430,000
12 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 424,000 440,000
13 Indonesia Indonesia 398,100 380,000
14 Iran Iran 245,200 255,000[2]
15 Brazil Brazil 219,600
16 Laos Laos 149,580
17 Argentina Argentina 135,700
18 Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea 125,348
19 Mongolia Mongolia 123,900
20 Bulgaria Bulgaria 118,255
21 Turkey Turkey 101,700
22 Spain Spain 97,636
23 Sweden Sweden 82,422
24 South Africa South Africa 81,000
25 Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 80,000
26 Portugal Portugal 74,043
27 Philippines Philippines 65,444
28 Armenia Armenia 40,441
29 Mauritania Mauritania 37,670
30 Botswana Botswana 35,768
31 Serbia Serbia 32,205
32 India India 28,950
33 Finland Finland 25,446
34 Oman Oman 24,864
35 Pakistan Pakistan 24,000
36 Morocco Morocco 18,500
37 Romania Romania 15,902
38 Burma Burma 12,100
39 Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 11,737
40 Vietnam Vietnam 11,266
41 Republic of Macedonia Macedonia 9,506
42 Georgia (country) Georgia 7,100
43 North Korea North Korea 6,700
44 Albania Albania 6,400
45 Tanzania Tanzania 5,840
46 Namibia Namibia 5,304
47 Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 4,724
48 Cyprus Cyprus 4,328
49 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 2,150
50 Colombia Colombia 781

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