According to GlobalData, the US is the world’s third-largest producer of lead in 2022, with output down by 0.79% on 2021. Over the five years to 2021, production from the US decreased by a CAGR of 0.65% and is expected to drop by a CAGR of 0.11% between 2022 and 2026. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of this market in its Global Lead Mining to 2026 report. Buy the report here.
The US accounts for 7% of global production, with the largest producers being China, Australia, Mexico and Peru. Exports of lead from the US declined by 0.75% in 2022 over 2021, with the highest share being exported to China. The US’s lead exports are expected to drop at a CAGR of 0.1% between 2022 and 2026.
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