There are more than 757 silver mines in operation globally, of which 56 are in China, according to GlobalData’s mines and projects database. The following are the five largest silver mines by production in China in 2023, according to GlobalData’s mining database, which tracks more than 33,000 mines and projects from early exploration to closure across more than 150 countries and over 100 commodities. Buy the latest mine-site profiles here.

1. Ying Mine

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The Ying Mine is a underground mine located in Henan. It is owned by Silvercorp Metals and produced an estimated 6.15 million ounces of silver in 2023. The mine will operate until 2037. Buy the profile here.

2. Fankou Mine

Located in Guangdong, the Fankou Mine is owned by Shenzhen Zhongjin Lingnan Nonfemet. The underground mine produced an estimated 3.48 million ounces of silver in 2023. The mine will operate until 2033. Buy the profile here.

3. Heilongjiang Duobaoshan Copper Mine

The Heilongjiang Duobaoshan Copper Mine is located in Heilongjiang. It is owned by Zijin Mining Group and produced an estimated 1.43 million ounces of silver in 2023. The mine will operate until 2038. Buy the profile here.

4. Shanggong Gold Mine

The Shanggong Gold Mine, owned by Zijin Mining Group, is an underground mine located in Henan. The mine produced an estimated 1.36 million ounces of silver in 2023. Buy the profile here.

5. Ashele Mine

Owned by Zijin Mining Group, the Ashele Mine is an underground mine located in Xinjiang Uyghur. It produced an estimated 1.2 million ounces of silver in 2023. The mine will operate until 2037. Buy the profile here.

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GlobalData’s Mining Intelligence Center tracks production, consumption, imports and exports of 17 key commodities across 60 countries, whilst its Mines & Projects Database tracks over 30,000 mines and projects with 200+ data fields for each, including production, operating costs, equipment and key mine-site contacts.