According to GlobalData, the US is the world’s fourteenth-largest producer of nickel in 2023, with output down by 3.72% on 2022. Over the five years to 2022, production from the US increased by a CAGR of 0.56% and is expected to drop by a CAGR of 5.64% between 2023 and 2027. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of this market in its Global Nickel Mining to 2030 report. Buy the report here.

The US accounts for 0.52% of global production, with the largest producers being Indonesia, the Philippines, Russia and New Caledonia. Exports of nickel from the US declined by 3.74% in 2023 over 2022, with the highest share being exported to Canada. The US’s nickel exports are expected to grow at a CAGR of 32% between 2023 and 2027.

Lundin Mining is one of the leading producers of nickel in the US. In 2021, the company’s output was down by 5% over 2020.

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