According to GlobalData, China is the world’s largest producer of zinc in 2022, with output down by 0.3% on 2021. Over the five years to 2021, production from China decreased by a CAGR of 2.6% and is expected to rise by a CAGR of 0.04% 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.

China accounts for 33% of global production, with the other largest producers being Peru, Australia, India and Mexico. Exports of zinc from China increased by 6% in 2022 over 2021. China’s zinc exports are expected to drop at a CAGR of 0.74% between 2022 and 2026.

Leading producers of zinc in China are Zijin Mining Group and Silvercorp Metals. During 2020-2021, Zijin Mining Group's output was up by 16%, Silvercorp Metals's output increased by 3%.

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