According to GlobalData, Chile is the world’s twenty-first-largest producer of gold, with output of 1,417koz in 2022, up by 20% on 2021. Over the five years to 2021, production from Chile decreased by a CAGR of 1.79% and is expected to rise by a CAGR of 14% between 2022 and 2026. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of this market in its report. Buy the report here.

Chile accounts for 1% of global production, with the other largest producers being China (11%), Australia (10%), Russia (8%) and Canada (7%).

Leading producers of gold in Chile are Antofagasta, Yamana Gold, BHP, Lundin Mining, Sumitomo Metal Mining and Rio Tinto. Antofagasta's output was 252.20koz in 2021, up by 24% on 2020. Yamana Gold produced 243.24koz, an increase of 13%, and output from BHP was 156.26koz, an increase of 15% on the previous year.

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