According to GlobalData, Australia is the world’s third-largest producer of zinc in 2022, with output down by 3.5% on 2021. Over the five years to 2021, production from Australia increased by a CAGR of 11% and is expected to rise by a CAGR of 0.61% between 2022 and 2026. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of this market in its Global Zinc Mining to 2026 report. Buy the report here.
Australia accounts for 10% of global production, with the largest producers being China, Peru, India and Mexico. Exports of zinc from Australia declined by 2.93% in 2022 over 2021, with the highest share being exported to China. Australia’s zinc exports are expected to grow at a CAGR of 0.52% between 2022 and 2026.
Leading producers of zinc in Australia are Glencore, China Minmetals and South32. During 2020-2021, Glencore's output was down by 4%, China Minmetals's output increased by 2%, while output from South32 increased by 8%.
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