According to GlobalData, Australia is the world’s fifth-largest producer of nickel in 2022, with output up by 6% on 2021. Over the five years to 2021, production from Australia decreased by a CAGR of 5.03% and is expected to rise by a CAGR of 10% between 2022 and 2026. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of this market in its Global Nickel Mining to 2026 report. Buy the report here.

Australia accounts for 6% of global production, with the largest producers being Indonesia, the Philippines, Russia and New Caledonia. Exports of nickel from Australia increased by 5% in 2022 over 2021, with the highest share being exported to China. Australia’s nickel exports are expected to grow at a CAGR of 9% between 2022 and 2026.

Leading producers of nickel in Australia are BHP and Glencore. During 2020-2021, BHP's output was down by 10%, Glencore's output decreased by 7%.

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