According to GlobalData, the US is the world’s sixth-largest producer of zinc in 2022, with output up by 8% on 2021. Over the five years to 2021, production from the US decreased by a CAGR of 2.34% and is expected to drop by a CAGR of 0.51% 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.

The US accounts for 6% of global production, with the largest producers being China, Peru, Australia and India. Exports of zinc from the US increased by 7% in 2022 over 2021, with the highest share being exported to Canada. The US’s zinc exports are expected to drop at a CAGR of 0.49% between 2022 and 2026.

Leading producers of zinc in the US are Teck Resources and Hecla Mining. During 2020-2021, Teck Resources's output was down by 8%, Hecla Mining's output increased by 1%.

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