China Cobalt Production by Year

Product
Alumina
Aluminum, Primary
Ammonia
Antimony
Arsenic Trioxide
Asbestos
Barite
Bauxite
Beryl
Bismuth
Boron Minerals
Bromine
Cadmium
Celestite
Chromite
Cobalt
Copper
Crude Iodine
Diatomite
Feldspar
Ferrochromium
Fluorspar
Gold
Graphite
Gypsum
Hydraulic Cement
Indium
Iron Ore
Lead
Lithium Minerals And Brine
Magnesite
Magnesium
Marketable Potash
Mercury
Mica
Molybdenum
Pig Iron
Quicklime And Hydrated Lime, Including Dead-Burned Dolomite
Rare Earths
Raw Steel
Salt
Silver
Soda Ash
Synthetic Diamond
Talc And Pyrophyllite
Tin
Tungsten
Vanadium
Vermiculite
Wollastonite
Zinc
Zirconium Mineral Concentrates
Graph
Production
Unit of Measure
Metric tons, cobalt content

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

Note: Check source table for details and footnotes

YearProductionUnit of Measure% Change
20021000Metric tons, cobalt contentNA
2003700Metric tons, cobalt content-30.00 %
20041260Metric tons, cobalt content80.00 %
20052100Metric tons, cobalt content66.67 %
20061840Metric tons, cobalt content-12.38 %
20076100Metric tons, cobalt content231.52 %
20086630Metric tons, cobalt content8.69 %
20096000Metric tons, cobalt content-9.50 %
20106380Metric tons, cobalt content6.33 %
20116800Metric tons, cobalt content6.58 %
20127000Metric tons, cobalt content2.94 %
Country
Australia
Botswana
Brazil
Canada
China
Congo, The Democratic Republic Of The
Cuba
Finland
Indonesia
Kazakhstan
Madagascar
Morocco
New Caledonia
Norway
Papua New Guinea
Philippines
Russian Federation
South Africa
Zambia
Zimbabwe