According to GlobalData, South Africa is the world’s largest producer of platinum in 2022, with output down by 7.68% on 2021. Over the five years to 2021, production from South Africa increased by a CAGR of 0.89% and is expected to rise by a CAGR of 4% between 2022 and 2026. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of this market in its Global Platinum Mining to 2026 report. Buy the report here.
South Africa accounts for 73% of global production, with the other largest producers being Russia, Zimbabwe, Canada and the US.
Leading producers of platinum in South Africa are Anglo American, Sibanye Stillwater, Impala Platinum and Northam Platinum. During 2020-2021, Anglo American's output was up by 106%, Sibanye Stillwater's output increased by 16%, while output from Impala Platinum increased by 12%.
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