List of countries by copper smelter production
This is a List of countries by copper smelter production for 2012, figures are for either primary or undifferentiated copper production. All figures are for 2012 unless otherwise noted.[verification needed]
|Country||Metric tons, gross weight|
|United States, undifferentiated||485,000|
|South Korea: Primary||477,300|
|South Africa, primary||60,000|
|Thailand: Primary||11,900 (2007)|
- Source indexmundi http://www.indexmundi.com/en/commodities/minerals/copper/copper_t21.html which gets its figures from the United States Geological Survey Mineral Resources Program.