According to GlobalData, Mozambique is the world’s second-largest producer of graphite, with output of 163kt in 2022, up by 126% on 2021. Over the five years to 2021, production from Mozambique increased by a CAGR of 294% and is expected to rise by a CAGR of 13% between 2022 and 2026. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of this market in its Global Graphite Mining to 2026 report. Buy the report here.

Mozambique accounts for 14% of global production, with the other largest producers being China (68%), Brazil (5%), Madagascar (5%) and Canada (1%). Exports of graphite from Mozambique increased by 106% to 135kt in 2022 over 2021, with the highest share being exported to China. Mozambique’s graphite exports are expected to grow at a CAGR of 11% between 2022 and 2026, to 207kt by 2026.

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