Soda Ash Production by Country (Thousand metric tons)

Product
Alumina
Aluminum, Primary
Ammonia
Antimony
Arsenic Trioxide
Asbestos
Barite
Bauxite
Bentonite
Beryl
Bismuth
Boron Minerals
Bromine
Cadmium
Celestite
Chromite
Cobalt
Copper
Crude Iodine
Diatomite
Feldspar
Ferrochromium
Ferromanganese And Silicomanganese
Fuller's Earth
Gold
Graphite
Gypsum
Hydraulic Cement
Indium
Industrial Sand And Gravel (Silica)
Iron Ore
Kaolin
Lead
Lithium Minerals And Brine
Magnesite
Magnesium
Marketable Potash
Mercury
Mica
Molybdenum
Monazite Concentrate
Natural Iron Oxide Pigments
Niobium And Tantalum
Peat
Perlite
Pig Iron
Platinum-Group Metals
Pumice And Related Materials
Quicklime And Hydrated Lime, Including Dead-Burned Dolomite
Rare Earths
Raw Steel
Rhenium
Salt
Selenium
Silver
Soda Ash
Synthetic Diamond
Talc And Pyrophyllite
Tellurium
Tin
Tungsten
Vanadium
Vermiculite
Wollastonite
Zinc
Zirconium Mineral Concentrates
Graph
Production
Unit of Measure
RankCountryWorld Production, By Country (Thousand metric tons)
1China19,35019350
2United States9,3109310
3Russian Federation2,3002300
4Turkey1,5001500
5India1,5001500
6Germany1,3001300
7Poland1,2001200
8France1,0001000
9Bulgaria800800
10Ukraine700700
11United Kingdom500500
12Italy500500
13Spain500500
14Romania450450
15Kenya404.9404.903991699219
16Netherlands400400
17Japan400400
18Australia310310
19Korea, Republic Of310310
20Mexico290290
21Pakistan260260
22Botswana250250
23Brazil200200
24Portugal150150
25Iran, Islamic Republic Of140140
26Egypt5050
27Chad1212
28Bosnia and Herzegovina1111
29Ethiopia1.61.60000002384186

Source: United States Geological Survey (USGS) Minerals Resources Program

Note: Check source table for details and footnotes

Year of Estimate: 2009