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CADMIUM: WORLD REFINERY PRODUCTION, BY COUNTRY1, 2
(Metric tons)
 
Country3   2009   2010   2011   2012   2013e  
Argentina 36 32 31 37 r 30
Australiae 370 350 390 380 380
Brazile 200 200 200 200 200
Bulgariae 420 420 420 420 400
Canada4 1,299 1,357 1,240 r 1,286 r 1,400
Chinae 7,050 7,360 6,670 r 7,000 r 7,000
Germanye, 4 278 290 300 300 300
India5 553 r 550 r 449 r 450 r, e 450
Japan 1,824 2,142 r 1,755 1,855 r 1,826 6
Kazakhstane 1,300 1,400 1,300 1,200 r 1,200
Korea, Northe 200 r 200 r 200 r 200 r 200
Korea, Republic of 2,500 4,166 3,005 3,904 r 4,000
Mexico 1,510 1,464 1,485 1,624 1,489 6
Netherlandse 490 560 570 560 560
Norway 249 300 309 310 e 290
Peru 289 357 572 684 695 6
Poland 534 451 526 370 r 400
Russia 1,100 r 1,200 r 1,600 r 1,500 r 1,200
United States4 633 637 W W W
Total   20,800 r 23,400 r 21,000 r 22,300 r 22,000  
eEstimated. rRevised. W Withheld to avoid disclosing company proprietary data; not included in -Total.-
1This table gives unwrought production from ores, concentrates, flue dusts, and other materials of both domestic and imported origin. Sources-
generally do not indicate if secondary metal (recovered from scrap) is included or not, where known, this has been indicated by a footnote. Includes
data available through May 6, 2014.
2World totals and estimated data are rounded to no more than three significant digits; may not add to totals shown.
3In addition to the countries listed, Italy and North Korea produced cadmium, but available information is inadequate to make reliable-
estimates of output levels.
4Includes secondary.-
5Reported on a fiscal-year basis from April 1 to March 31.
6Reported figure.

Source: United States Geological Survey Mineral Resources Program

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