List of countries by copper production
This is a list of countries by mined copper production for 2014.
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||2014 copper production (thousand tonnes)|
|5||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||1,100|
By way of comparison, here are figures from a century ago.
|Rank||Country/region||1907 copper production (thousand metric tonnes)|
|3||Spain and Portugal||50|
- Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th ed. (1910), vol. 7, p. 109.