List of countries by copper production
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||2015 copper production
|5||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||1,020|
By way of comparison, here are figures from a century ago.
|Rank||Country/region||1907 copper production
|3||Spain and Portugal||50|