List of countries by iron ore production

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World iron ore production (thousands of tonnes) in 2008:
  500,000+
  100,000–500,000
  10,000–99,999
  1,000–9,999
  0–999

This is a list of countries by iron ore production based on U.S. Geological Survey data.

Iron Ore[edit]

Rank Country Iron ore production
(thousands of tonnes)
year
 World 2,950,000 2013
1 China People's Republic of China 1,320,000[1] 2013
2 Australia Australia 530,000 2013
3 Brazil Brazil 398,000 2013
4 India India 150,000 2013
5 Russia Russia 102,000 2013
6 Ukraine Ukraine 80,000 2013
7 South Africa South Africa 67,000 2013
8 United States United States 52,000 2013
9 Canada Canada 40,000 2013
10 Iran Iran 37,000 2013
11 Venezuela Venezuela 30,000 2013
12 Sweden Sweden 26,000 2013
13 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 25,000 2013
14 Mexico Mexico 14,482 2011
15 Chile Chile 12,624 2011
16 Mauritania Mauritania 12,000 2011
17 Peru Peru 10,459 2011
18 Malaysia Malaysia 7,696 2011
19 North Korea North Korea 5,300 2011
20 Turkey Turkey 4,500 2011
21 Mongolia Mongolia 3,000 2011
22 New Zealand New Zealand 2,300 2011
23 Austria Austria 2,050 2011
24 Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,850 2011
25 Algeria Algeria 1,500 2011
26 Greece Greece 1,200 2011
27 Thailand Thailand 1,000 2011
28 Vietnam Vietnam 1,000 2011
29 Norway Norway 700 2011
30 South Korea South Korea 510 2011
31 Germany Germany 400 2011
32 Egypt Egypt 300 2011
33 Pakistan Pakistan 300 2011
34 Tunisia Tunisia 175 2011
35 Colombia Colombia 174 2011
36 Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 60 2011
37 Indonesia Indonesia 46 2011
38 Morocco Morocco 45 2011
39 Portugal Portugal 14 2011
40 Kenya Kenya 11 2011
other countries <10 or 0

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Pig iron production[edit]

This is a list of countries by pig iron production, based on U.S. Geological Survey data in 2014.

Rank Country Iron ore production
(thousands of tonnes)
year
 World 1,170,000 2013
1 China People's Republic of China 720,000 2013
2 Japan Japan 84,000 2013
3 Russia Russia 50,000 2013
4 India India 50,000 2013
5 South Korea South Korea 39,000 2013
6 United States United States 31,000 2013
7 Ukraine Ukraine 29,000 2013
8 Germany Germany 27,000 2013
9 Brazil Brazil 26,000 2013
10 Taiwan Taiwan 14,000 2013
11 Turkey Turkey 9,000 2013
other countries 91,000

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ based on crude ore
  2. ^ USGS 2014
  3. ^ USGS 2011
  4. ^ USGS 2014