TOP 10 Countries: Production of copper

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Copper mine in Sweden

Chile is by far the world's leading mining and export nation of copper. Peru and China follow in 2018 as the world's next largest copper producer. The worldwide reduction amounted to around 21 million tons. Click here to get directly to the TOP 10!

Chile's export hit

By far the most important export product in Chile is copper and its products. These account for more than 40% of Chile's total exports (by value) and are by far the most important source of revenue for the Chilean state.

The largest export countries of copper

In the year 2018, Chile exported the by value the largest volume of copper, It led ... CONTINUE READING

TOP 10 Countries: Production of steel

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Steel mill in Duisburg operated by thyssenkrupp Steel: the largest in Europe

China is by far the world's largest producer of steel with a global market share of more than 51%. India and Japan follow 2018 as the world's next most important steel producer in terms of production volume. The worldwide production volume was around 1,82 billion tons of steel. Click here to get directly to the TOP 10!

The largest steel companies

largest steel companies in terms of total sales In 2018, the Indian-Luxembourg company ArcelorMittal, whose fortunes are predominantly directed by the Indian family Mittal.
1. ArcelorMittal (India / Luxembourg): 76,0 billion US $
2. CITIC (China): 68 Billion US $ ... CONTINUE READING

TOP 10 Countries: Production of diamonds

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A processed, cut diamond

Russia is the world's leading destination for diamond mining. Botswana and Canada follow in 2018 as the world's next most important diamond producer. The worldwide output amounted to about 148,4 million carats in the equivalent of 14,5 billion euros. Click here to get directly to the TOP 10!

Enormous price differences depending on the origin of the diamonds

The weight of gemstones such as diamonds is commonly quoted internationally in carats. This corresponds to 0,2 grams. The market price obtained is based on the quality of the diamonds that are produced, which varies enormously depending on the country and the mood. For Namibian diamonds on average 469 US dollars ... CONTINUE READING

TOP 10 Silver mining companies

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Mexican company Fresnillo is the world's largest silver mining company in terms of silver mining for 2018. It follows Glencore and KGHM Polska Miedz on the next two ranks. Overall, global silver production was 855,7 million ounces. Click here to get directly to the TOP 10!

Fresnillo

Mexican mining company Fresnillo, based in Mexico City, is the largest silver mining company in the world. At the same time, Fresnillo is one of the world's largest gold companies and brings it to a total of about 2,1 billion dollar sales (2018). The company belongs to the Mexican mining group Peñoles, which in turn is owned by Grupo BAL. ... CONTINUE READING

TOP 10 Countries: Production of silver

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Silver cutlery for the special occasion

Mexico is the world's leading sponsor of silver. Peru and China follow 2018 as the world's next most important silver producer. The worldwide production volume was around 885,7 million ounces. Click here to get directly to the TOP 10!

The largest silver companies

The Mexican mining company Fresnillo is still ahead of the Swiss Glencore currently the largest silver company in the world.
1. Fresnillo (Mexico)
2. Glencore (Switzerland)
3. KGHM Polska Miedz (Poland)
4. Cia. de Minas Buenaventura (Peru)
5. Polymetal International (Russia)

The largest export countries

In the year 2018, Mexico the highest value by volume in terms of gold. Bolivia led ... CONTINUE READING

TOP 10 Countries: Production of gold

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Then as now, gold is an object of desire

China is the world's leading sponsor of gold. Australia and Russia follow 2018 as the world's next most important gold producer. The worldwide production volume was around around 112,6 million ounces or 3.502,6 tons. Click here to get directly to the TOP 10!

South Africa

The South African country has long been by far the world's largest gold producer. At the end of the 1960 years, production was twice as high as the rest of world production combined. However, inventories dwindled over time and gold mines had to search deeper and deeper for less gold. Since 2007 is now ... CONTINUE READING