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TABLE 1
SALIENT MAGNESIUM STATISTICS1
(Metric tons unless otherwise specified)
 
      2009   2010   2011   2012   2013
United States:  
Production:  
Primary magnesium     W   W   W   W   W
Secondary magnesium     68,600   72,000   67,200   77,100 r 79,100
Exports     19,600   14,800   12,300   18,300 r 16,100
Imports for consumption     47,300   52,700   48,400   50,800 r 45,900
Consumption, primary     53,200   56,600   80,600   71,900   68,500
Yearend stocks, producer     W   W   W   W   W
Yearend price2 dollars per pound   2.20-2.40   2.35-2.50   2.05-2.20   2.15-2.25   2.10-2.15
World, primary productione-     588,000 r 745,000 r 755,000 r 787,000 r 877,000
eEstimated. rRevised. W Withheld to avoid disclosing company proprietary data.
1Data are rounded to no more than three significant digits.
2Source: Platts Metals Week.

Source: United States Geological Survey Mineral Resources Program

See also: Mineral commodity prices


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